Thought-terminating cliche


 
Name of fallacy Thought-terminating cliche
Aliases  
Type Irrelevant Argument, Informal Argument
Description The use of generally accepted formulae of predigested though as premisses in argument
Example  
Form 
Treatment The best way of dealing with predigested thinking in argument is to point out good- humouredly and with a backing of real evidence that matters are more complicated than your opponent supposes.

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