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  • 122Ambiguity — Sir John Tenniel s illustration of the Caterpillar for Lewis Carroll s Alice s Adventures in Wonderland is noted for its ambiguous central figure, whose head can be viewed as being a human male s face with a pointed nose and pointy chin or being… …

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  • 123Gambler's fallacy — The Gambler s fallacy, also known as the Monte Carlo fallacy (because its most famous example happened in a Monte Carlo Casino in 1913)[1], and also referred to as the fallacy of the maturity of chances, is the belief that if deviations from… …

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  • 124False dilemma — A false dilemma (also called false dichotomy, the either or fallacy, fallacy of false choice, black and white thinking, or the fallacy of exhaustive hypotheses) is a type of logical fallacy that involves a situation in which only two alternatives …

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  • 125Loaded question — A loaded question is a question which contains a controversial assumption such as a presumption of guilt.[1] Such questions are used rhetorically, so that the question limits direct replies to be those that serve the questioner s agenda.[2] The… …

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  • 126Ignoratio elenchi — Contents 1 Example 2 Red herring 3 See also 4 References …

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  • 127No true Scotsman — For the practice of wearing a kilt without undergarments, see True Scotsman. No true Scotsman is an informal logical fallacy, an ad hoc attempt to retain an unreasoned assertion.[1] When faced with a counterexample to a universal claim, rather… …

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  • 128Mars in fiction — Fictional representations of Mars have been popular for over a century. Interest in Mars has been stimulated by the planet s dramatic red color, by early scientific speculations that its surface conditions might be capable of supporting life, and …

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  • 129Mieszko II Lambert — This article is about a Polish king. See also Duke Mieszko II the Fat. Mieszko II Lambert King of Poland Reign December 25, 1025–1031 Coronation December 25, 1025 Gniezno Cath …

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  • 130Correlation does not imply causation — (related to ignoring a common cause and questionable cause) is a phrase used in science and statistics to emphasize that correlation between two variables does not automatically imply that one causes the other (though correlation is necessary for …

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  • 131Begging the question — Bust of Aristotle, whose Prior Analytics contained an early discussion of this fallacy. Begging the question (or petitio principii, assuming the initial point ) is a type of logical fallacy in which the proposition to be proven is assumed… …

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  • 132Seven deadly sins — For other uses, see Seven Deadly Sins (disambiguation). Hieronymus Bosch s The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things The 7 Deadly Sins, also known as the Capital Vices or Cardinal Sins, is a classification of objectionable vices that have… …

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  • 133Fallacy — In logic and rhetoric, a fallacy is usually incorrect argumentation in reasoning resulting in a misconception or presumption. By accident or design, fallacies may exploit emotional triggers in the listener or interlocutor (appeal to emotion), or… …

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  • 134Obfuscation — For the term as used in computer science, see Obfuscated code. Obfuscation (or beclouding) is the hiding of intended meaning in communication, making communication confusing, wilfully ambiguous, and harder to interpret.[citation needed] Contents… …

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  • 135Stock character — A stock character is one which relies heavily on cultural types or names for his or her personality, manner of speech, and other characteristics. In their most general form, stock characters are related to literary archetypes, but they are often… …

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  • 136Betty Cooper — Archie Comics character full name = Elizabeth Betty Cooper caption = Betty Cooper in a modern appearance creator = Bob Montana gender = female first appearance = Pep Comics #22 (December, 1941) hometown = Riverdale school = Riverdale High job =… …

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  • 137John Mitchel — (Irish: Seán Mistéil; b.November 3, 1815 ndash; d. March 20, 1875) was an Irish nationalist activist, solicitor and political journalist. Born in Camnish, near Dungiven, County Londonderry, Ireland he became a leading Member of both Young Ireland …

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  • 138Post hoc ergo propter hoc — Post hoc redirects here. For the analytical technique, see Post hoc analysis. For the West Wing episode, see Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc (The West Wing). Post hoc ergo propter hoc, Latin for after this, therefore because of this, is a logical… …

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  • 139Tom Wolfe — Infobox Writer name = Tom Wolfe birthname = Thomas Kennerly Wolfe caption = Tom Wolfe at the White House on Monday, March 22, 2004. birthdate = birth date and age|1931|3|2|mf=y birthplace = Richmond, Virginia occupation = Journalist, Author genre …

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  • 140Argument to moderation — Middle ground redirects here. For other uses, see Middle Ground (disambiguation). Argument to moderation (Latin: argumentum ad temperantiam, also known as middle ground, false compromise, gray fallacy and the golden mean fallacy) is a logical… …

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