Saturday, January 15, 2005

Examples of Slippery Slope

The advocate asserts without evidence that if we take "one step in the wrong direction", it will inexorably lead to catastrophe.

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

Podcast on the Slippery Slope fallacy.


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