Argue The Right Way - Top 10 Commandments of Logic That You Should Know

These 10 Commandments of the Logic will help you win every argument, without unnecessarily attacking or humiliating the other person. Keep in mind these rules, and win every debate.

1. Ad hominem

You shall not attack the person's character, but the argument. 

2. Straw man fallacy

You shall not misrepresent or exaggerate a person's argument in order to make them easier to attack. 

3. Hasty generalization

You shall not use small numbers to represent the whole. 

4. Begging the question

You shall not argue thy position by assuming one of its premises is true. 

5. Post Hoc/ False cause

You shall not claim that because something occurred before, it must be the cause. 

6. False dichotomy

You shall not reduce the argument down to two possibilities. 

7. Ad ignorantum

You shall not argue that because of our ignorance, claim must be true or false. 

8. Burden of proof reversal

You shall not lay the burden of proof onto him that is questioning the claim. 

9. Non sequitur

You shall not assume "this" follows "that" when it has no logical connection. 

10. Bandwagon fallacy

You shall not claim that because a premise is popular, therefore it must be true. 

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