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Informal Fallacies

Informal Fallacies

Informal fallacies are statements that are flawed because they lack a logically grounded premise. Rather than the statement being structurally unsound, the content presented in the statement doesn’t logically fit into its structure. 

Here’s an example of a red herring statement using the same content as our non-sequitur example above:

If a food is cold, then it is a dessert. Salad is cold. But salad isn’t sweet, so it can’t be a dessert. 

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