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People really have trouble with part of this. Every insult is not an ad hominem attack.

“He is an idiot, so his argument is therefore wrong “, is a logical fallacy.

“He is an idiot and this is why his argument is wrong”, is not.

Get with the program people.

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  1. 2012/04/10 at 23:56

    I see what you’re saying, but the wording in the first one doesn’t make it a logical fallacy.

  2. 2012/04/11 at 02:49

    Is that better?

  3. 2012/04/12 at 18:03

    Better than your mom, yes.

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