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How to identify logical fallacies

Following on from the twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims, the “thou shalt not commit logical fallacies” website helps the identification of flawed logic. It includes a PDF poster.

As the website advises, “A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they’re often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people.”

Some of the more well known examples of logical fallacy include strawman, ad hominem, loaded question, and appeal to authority.

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