By Ali Almossawi
“A wonderful compendium of flaws.” —Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, author, and presenter of The marvelous Human Journey
The antidote to fuzzy considering, with hairy animals!
Have you learn (or stumbled into) one too many irrational on-line debates? Ali Almossawi definitely had, so he wrote An Illustrated e-book of undesirable Arguments! this useful advisor is right here to deliver the net age a much-needed dose of old-school common sense (really old-school, a la Aristotle).
Here are cogent reasons of the straw man fallacy, the slippery slope argument, the ad hominem assault, and different universal makes an attempt at reasoning that really fall short—plus a fantastically drawn menagerie of animals who (adorably) dedicate each logical faux pas. Rabbit thinks a wierd mild within the sky must be a alien ship simply because not anyone can end up another way (the attract ignorance). And Lion doesn’t think that gasoline emissions damage the planet simply because, if that were actual, he wouldn’t just like the end result (the argument from consequences).
Once you discover ways to realize those abuses of cause, they begin to crop up far and wide from congressional debate to YouTube comments—which makes this geek-chic booklet a must for a person within the behavior of preserving opinions.
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