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01-07-2013, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Bourne Endeavor View Post
Again Straw. Man.

The definition of a straw man, is an argument that, while factually correct, does not actually refute the opposition nor continue the discussion. It's a fallacy that tries to masquerade as proving a point.



A straw man is a fallacy in which the opponent's position is misrepresented and replaced with something that is superficially similar. Whether the misrepresentation is factual or not is irrelevant.

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