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LogicallyFallacious ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297479,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 16:59:01","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"My opponent suggests that lowering taxes will be a good idea -- this is coming from a woman who eats a pint of Ben and Jerry\u2019s each night!","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":7,"explanation":"The fact that the woman loves her ice cream, has nothing to do with the lowering of taxes, and therefore, is irrelevant to the argument. Ad hominem attacks are usually made out of desperation when one cannot find a decent counter argument. LogicallyFalla","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297437,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 15:33:40","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"The reason everyone wants the new \"Slap Me Silly Elmo\" doll is because this is the hottest toy of the season!","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":3,"explanation":"Everyone wanting the toy is the same thing as it being \"hot,\" so the reason given is no reason at all\u2014it is simply rewording the claim and trying to pass it off as support for the claim. LogicallyFallacious","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297448,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 16:15:20","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"By rejecting God, you are rejecting goodness, kindness, and love itself.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":4,"explanation":"Instead of just \u201cnot believing\u201d in God, we are \u201crejecting\u201d God, which is a much stronger term\u2014especially when God is associated with \u201cgoodness.\u201d LogicallyFallacious ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297481,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 17:08:32","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"Ted: Biological evolution is both a theory and a fact. Edwin: That is ridiculous! How can you possibly be absolutely certain that we evolved from pond scum!","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":9,"explanation":"Edwin has ignorantly mischaracterized the argument by a) assuming we evolved from pond scum (whatever that is exactly), and b) assuming \u201cfact\u201d means \u201ccertainty\u201d. LogicallyFallacious ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297435,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 15:20:57","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"Paranormal activity is real because I have experienced what can only be described as paranormal activity.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":1,"explanation":"The claim, \u201cparanormal activity is real\u201d is supported by the premise, \u201cI have experienced what can only be described as paranormal activity.\u201d The premise presupposes, or assumes, that the claim, \u201cparanormal activity is real\u201d is already true. LogicallyFal","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297434,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 15:17:47","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"I want to have myself a merry little Christmas, but I refuse to do as the song suggests and make the yuletide gay. I don't think sexual preference should have anything to do with enjoying the holiday.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":0,"explanation":"The word, \u201cgay\u201d is meant to be in light spirits, joyful, and merry, not in the homosexual sense. LogicallyFallicious","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297484,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 17:14:05","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"Four out of five dentists recommend Happy Glossy Smiley toothpaste brand. Therefore, it must be great.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":12,"explanation":"It turns out that only five dentists were actually asked. When a random sampling of 1000 dentists was polled, only 20% actually recommended the brand. The four out of five result was not necessarily a biased sample or a dishonest survey; it just happene","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297480,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 17:06:35","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"Tony wants us to believe that the origin of life was an \u201caccident\u201d. Tony is a godless SOB who has spent more time in jail than in church, so the only information we should consider from him is the best way to make license plates.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":8,"explanation":"Tony may be a godless SOB. Perhaps he did spend more time in the joint than in church, but all this is irrelevant to his argument or truth of his claim as to the origin of life. LogicallyFallacious ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297482,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 17:10:08","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"Mike: I don\u2019t believe in any gods, including the Christian one. Zebedee: So you think that we are here by accident, and all this design in nature is pure chance, and the universe just created itself?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":10,"explanation":"Mike made one claim: that he does not believe in any gods. From that, we can deduce a few things, like he is not a theist, he is not a practicing Christian, Catholic, Jew, or a member of any other religion that requires the belief in a god, but we cannot","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297486,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 17:19:15","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"How could you not believe in virgin births? Roughly two billion people believe in them, don\u2019t you think you should reconsider your position?","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":14,"explanation":"Anyone who believes in virgin births does not have empirical evidence for his or her belief. This is a claim accepted on faith, which is an individual and subjective form of accepting information, that should not have any effect on your beliefs. Don\u2019t f","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297436,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 15:32:28","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"The priest told me I should have faith. I have faith that my son will do well in school this year. Therefore, the priest should be happy with me.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":2,"explanation":"The term \u201cfaith\u201d used by the priest, was in the religious sense of believing in God without sufficient evidence, which is different from having \u201cfaith\u201d in your son in which years of good past performance leads to the \u201cfaith\u201d you might have in your son. Lo","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297449,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 16:16:29","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"The Bible is filled with stories of God's magic.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":5,"explanation":"Instead of using the more accepted term \u201cmiracles,\u201d the word \u201cmagic\u201d is used that connotes powers associated with fantasy and make-believe in an attempt to make the stories in the Bible seem foolish. LogicallyFallacious ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297485,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 17:18:13","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"\"The Earth is the center of the Universe\" - a commonly held belief up until the late 16th century (what fallacy did those people make?)","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":13,"explanation":"The geocentric model was an observation (limited) and faith-based, but most who accepted the model did so based on the common and accepted belief of the time, not on their own observations, calculations, and\/or reasoning. It was people like Copernicus, G","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null},{"id":297450,"quiz_id":"15223","answer_id":null,"answerType_id":"1","created_at":"2017-10-07 16:18:22","updated_at":"2017-10-07 17:34:10","questionName":"I don\u2019t see what\u2019s wrong with engaging the services of a professional escort.","questionTimeSeconds":"0","questionTimeMinutes":"2","questionImagePath":null,"position":6,"explanation":"That\u2019s just a nice way of saying, \u201csoliciting a hooker.\u201d No matter what you call it unless you live in certain parts of Nevada (or other parts of the world), it is still illegal. LogicallyFallacious ","question_score_id":null,"lang":null,"questionAudioPath":null}]
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