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In which two alternative statements are held to be the only possible options, when in reality there are more.
An argument that supports both sides of an issue by using terms that are selectively emotionally sensitive.
Fallacy of many questions
A question that presupposes something that has not been proven or accepted by all the people involved. This fallacy is often used rhetorically, so that the question limits direct replies to those that
The belief that the outcomes of a non-regulated random occurrences can be encapsulated by a statistic; a failure to take into account unknown unknowns in determining the probability of an event's taki
Fallacy of the single cause
An assumption that there is one, simple cause of an outcome when in reality it may have been caused by a number of only jointly sufficient causes.