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Undermining Shared Values

July 17, 2012 No Comments

Undermining Shared Values: undermining trust by pointing out that the opponent has values different than the audiences

Definitional Matters, Undermining Shared Values
2004 Bush Ad – 527 Swift Boat Vets: Never Forget
2004 Bush Ad – 527 Swift Boat Vets: Friends
2004 Bush Ad – 527 Swift Boat Vets: Why?
2004 Kerry Ad – 527 MoveOnPac: doesn’t get it

Fake Expert

Fake Expert: A fallacious appeal to authority in which the 'expert' is not an expert at all.

Expert in the wrong domain

Expert in the wrong domain: a fallacious version of an appeal to authority - i.e. appealing to a doctor...

Slippery Slope

Slippery slope: If we take one step, we’ll have to take all the rest of them because there’s no...

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

Post hoc ergo propter hoc: “After this, therefore because of this”, a fallacy in reasoning about causes. (I took...

Poisoning The Well

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