Slippery slope


 
Name of fallacy Slippery slope
Aliases  
Type Irrelevant Argument, Informal Argument
Description Small first step inevitably leads to a chain of related events culminating in some significant impact. There is a continuum and the fallacy is in taking an extreme on the continuum and ignoring the middle ground.
Example  
Form 
Treatment Show that taking the extreme is not relevant to the core argument.

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