A Conversation for Logical Fallacies in Everyday Use

Ad hominems

Post 1

jdjdjd

Just to clarify, an ad hominem attack is not necessarily a logical fallacy. If I say "your justification of killing babies is morally reprehensible, you bastard!" I have made an ad hominem attack but it is not claiming that the person being a bastard is why killing babies is morally reprehensible and is not therefore fallacious.


Ad hominems

Post 2

Recumbentman

It is fallacious in the sense of 'not a valid argument'.


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