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Fallacy Zoo: The March of the Straw men • Skeptical Science
The deployment of straw men is often used to craft the illusion of a strong argument. The metaphor is one in which your opponent will surreptitiously substitute your actual argument for a weak passive dummy and then rapidly demolish it. It conjurers up images of assault troops marching out to do battle against a field ... Read moreFallacy Zoo: The March of the Straw men