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Fighting ‘straw men’ is a losing battle

Sep 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

A ‘straw man‘ is a type of argument based on the misrepresentation of your opponent’s position. Wikipedia provides an excellent example of this type of rhetoric: A: Sunny days are good. B: If all days were sunny, we’d never have rain, and without rain, we’d have famine and death. In this case B has falsely framed A’s […]