Funstuff and Inspiration > Logical Fallacy

Discussion in 'Funstuff and Inspiration' started by bordertangoman, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    since some threads can get pretty emotive..lets do it for for fun..propose an argument based on a logical fallacy

    and then you have to counter it with another logical fallacy....
  2. BenjaminT

    BenjaminT Member

    (As logical fallacies in someone's argument are like catnip to me, this should be interesting.)

    No real dancer would participate in this thread.

    However, everyone knows ballroom isn't really dancing.
  3. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    Ooh, I think I'll enjoy this game! Let's go straight for a big one... :twisted:

    I'll accept there's no god when you prove it to me.

    My faith is strong enough to withstand anything you say.
  4. Aura

    Aura Active Member

    An invalid syllogism for whomever may be viewing...

    All dancers wear rhinestones.
    Mr. Johnson is a dancer.


    Mr. Johnson is a rhinestone.
  5. BenjaminT

    BenjaminT Member

    What if he has a really really good connection to the follow?:cool:


    Here's one: (I have to reject the format. Someone "refute" this and then make your own illogical proposition. Or make them one and the same. I believe it'd be more fun that way.)

    I'm going to be a great dancer because that's what I tell myself!
  6. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    Well, Postive Thinking as been debunked, so you're really out of touch and no-one takes you seriously, anyway ;)

    pS thanks for your contributions; you guys are good at this....
  7. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    Bees can't fly. Science says so.
  8. BenjaminT

    BenjaminT Member

    Scientists don't know anything.

    My instructor makes me work on my basics because she's a mean-spirited person and hates puppies!
  9. Aura

    Aura Active Member

    Being mean-spirited and hating puppies may have nothing to do with her making you do basics, non sequitur.

    Let's see, I'll try to reiterate one I heard in class once:

    A barber in a town makes this statement about its inhabitants: "I only shave people that don't shave themselves."
  10. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    Barbers never seem to shave women. That's sexist.

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