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What is your favorite (or least favorite) logical fallacy? How often do you see it used or did you use to use it a lot?
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Contradiction, of course. I've seen it being used by the religious people here who think themselves influential, too many times. In fact, it's like they put a target to use it in everything. (Which, well, amounts to only a few people.)

Then there's the not so common ones. For example, almost all superstitions are generally based on appeal to authority and post hoc ergo propter hoc.

Nothing beats ethnocentric biases, though.

My favorite logical fallacy is when a white liberal shouts "white privelege" and "it's only racist if the person is white".

1)They wouldn't give up said "privelege" to any minority.

2)Racism is racism whether you are white or not.

Another fallacy I find interesting is the Leftist who says they hate religion, then jumps into a political love affair with Islam.

It's the feminist who hates "Christian misogyny", and then protects Islamic rapists for being misunderstood and says "women have the right to wear the burka"... ummmmm....

It's the pro gay rights activist who demonizes Christianity, declaring it "homophobic", then is silent on Islamic slaughters of gay people, and even makes excuses for someone like the shooter in the gay Orlando night club.

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I think my favorite is the Ad hominem, when you attack the person and not the debate, you've lost. Now it always depends on the debate, but for the most part I find that to be the case.

My least favorite is probably the argument repetition. Repeating the same argument over and over regardless of contradiction is a waste of time and doesn't make the statement true.

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You know, fallacies present fine lines on both sides...

My least favorite is probably the argument repetition. Repeating the same argument over and over regardless of contradiction is a waste of time and doesn't make the statement true.

Appeal to novelty. Merely that the argument is not new does not disprove it.

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Tu Quoque is my least favorite fallacy. It has done the most societal damage since every time a politician does something that everyone hates, their supporters simply point out that the opposition does it too. Then, for no good reason, everyone just walks away satisfied that the other side is full of hypocrites while neither side does anything to rectify the issue that every side hates.