This fallacy makes no attempt to use logic to justify the conclusion and is an argument by authority. For example, if you are in the army there are situations where there is no time for debate. Your commanding office simply tells you. If you challenge the assertion you are likely to be shouted at or worse. The fallcy takes the form: it is true because I told you it is true.
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