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What is the Genetic Fallacy?

The Genetic Fallacy is a common one that is being thrown around a lot lately. When you commit this fallacy you disregard information based on where it comes from rather than the merit of the information.

On the opposite side of the spectrum, the Appeal to Authority fallacy bases the legitimacy of information on who it comes from rather than on the reliability of the information of himself.

 

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Created: 2016-11-11 10:07:02

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