Saturday, January 15, 2005

Examples of False Dichotomy

The advocate represents an issue as "black or white" when in fact the reality is "shades of grey".

In the podcast below we discuss False Dichotomies and False Dilemmas.

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Here's a follow up podcast on False Dichotomy:

Here's the link to direct download: (15 mins & 7 mb)

For a comprehensive and considered written commentary on False Dichotomy (and other fallacies) - see The skeptic's field guide to spotting fallacies in thinking - Humbug!

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