If you believe in Global Warming, you support Terrorism!

Started May 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Affirming the Consequent fallacy?
In reply to Lee Jay, May 4, 2012

ljfinger wrote:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affirming_the_consequent

Affirming the consequent, sometimes called converse error, is a formal fallacy, committed by reasoning in the form:

If P, then Q.
Q.
Therefore, P.

An argument of this form is invalid,...

If AGW is wrong, then bad people will support it.
A bad person supports it.
Therefore AGW is wrong.

Valid arguments are more likely to have come from people that read the books than people that ate the books. These people ate the books.

Well, in this case the people in question burned all of the science books and brought in bibles instead to teach science with.

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