Beware the Fallacy Bully

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Beware the Fallacy Bully

  1. I am an independent Critical thinker. That makes me rare and special. Fallacy Bullies pride themselves on being independent critical thinkers.
  2. you are aLl shEep being fed a diet of lies ! Fallacy Bullies think that most people are uncritical consumers of propaganda …
  3. and the truth wiLl blow — … but they can see behind the propaganda and unmask the truth. your — Mind. oh my!
  4. Fallacy Bullies take pleasure in pointing out fallacies in the reasoning of the people whose views they oppose … FA LLA C Y heRring red !
  5. … but react defensively to any suggestion that they themselves may be guilty of fallacious thinking … FALLACY straw man! uMm… i think you may be guilty of an ad hominem here … sliPpery slope! false dileMma!
  6. … or in the grip of cognitive biases that may be distorting their own views. FA LLA C Y ever heard of the fundamental aTtribution eRror? liar! moron! Oo oHh !
  7. Fallacies Bullies promote the teaching of fallacies … these principles should guide aLl our thinking.
  8. but ignore the subtleties of when they legitimately apply and when they don’t … APpeals to authority are always faLlacious. ! remember that.
  9. FA LLA C Y FALLACY … and in practice, use them as blunt weapons of war. FALLACY FALLAC Y come at me, bro!
  10. FA LLA C Y FALLACY Beware the Fallacy Bully! FALLACY FALLAC Y come at me, bro! K D
  11. Beware the Fallacy Bully. K D www.criticalthinkeracademy.com This is not what critical thinking is about.

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