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Can you name the 20 Logical Fallacies?

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ExampleLogical Fallacy
'UFOs can't be real because people that believe in UFOs are crazy.'
'If evolution is impossible, there must be a god.'
'Many leading scientists say climate change is a myth.'
'If fat is bad for the body, we should avoid all foods with any fat, regardless of any other nutritional value they may have.'
'The furnace stopped working after you moved in, so you must have caused the furnace to stop working.'
'If one person recycles it makes no real difference. If two people recycle it makes no real difference. Therefore, if everyone recycles, it makes no difference.'
'If God didn’t exist, life would be meaningless.'
'Modern science isn't able to fully explain how gravity really works; therefore, it must be that way because of God.'
'We don't know what that light in the sky is. It must be an alien spaceship.'
'Socrates is mortal because he's human.'
ExampleLogical Fallacy
'ESP has never been demonstrated in the presence of skeptics because it doesn’t work in the presence of skeptics.'
'If we allow gay marriage, it will lead to people marrying animals.'
'Prescription drugs should be regulated, but vitamins, medicinal herbs and homeopathic cures should not.'
'If we landed on the moon, where are the pictures of the landing sites?' (When shown the pictures): 'Those are photoshopped.'
'The idea that we evolved from a single-celled organism is unbelievable, so it can't be true.'
'If you don't support the war, you hate America.'
'Since you smoke, you can't say smoking is bad.'
'People that get ill are unhappy, so unhappiness causes illness.'
'The bible is the word of God because the bible tells us so, and God's word is infallible. So the bible is infallible, and therefore the word of God.'
'My opponent says he supports a woman's right to choose. My opponent clearly hates babies.'

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