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Q: After the asteroid hit the earth, there was a tornado. So the asteroid caused the tornado" might commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Appeal to popularity Begging the question
False cause Loaded question
A: After the asteroid hit the earth, there was a tornado. So the asteroid caused the tornado" might commit which fallacy The fallacy is one of many that belong to the non sequitur group (does not follow). [ Perhaps you can work out the specific fallacy from the following information provided. 1. If A (asteroid) then T( tornado) 2. T 3. Therefore A was the cause. Even though 1 and 2 are true
from an observational point of view the conclusion (3) is invalid because it is assuming that A was cause of T. source: ? ... ? Society & Culture ? Philosophy ]
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User: After the asteroid hit the earth, there was a tornado. So the asteroid caused the tornado" might commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Appeal to popularity Begging the question False cause Loaded question

Weegy: After the asteroid hit the earth, there was a tornado. So the asteroid caused the tornado" might commit which fallacy The fallacy is one of many that belong to the non sequitur group (does not follow). [ Perhaps you can work out the specific fallacy from the following information provided. 1. If A (asteroid) then T( tornado) 2. T 3. Therefore A was the cause. Even though 1 and 2 are true from an observational point of view the conclusion (3) is invalid because it is assuming that A was cause of T. source: ? ... ? Society & Culture ? Philosophy ]
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User: After the asteroid hit the earth, there was a tornado. So the asteroid caused the tornado" might commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Appeal to popularity Begging the question False cause Loaded question





Weegy: false cause
Expert answered|thewolf010|Points 20|

User: If that wasn't illegal, then it wouldn't be against the law" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Begging the question Chinese room fallacy Slippery slope fallacy Appeal to pity

Weegy: appeal to pitty
Expert answered|thewolf010|Points 20|

User: A student asks a teacher for a one-day extension. The teacher says if she gives a one-day extension, then she would have to give a two-day extension, then a three-day extension, and eventually not have any deadlines. This might be an example of the (Points : 1) ad hominem fallacy. ad baculum fallacy. appeal to popularity fallacy. slippery slope fallacy.

Weegy: ad hominem fallacy
Expert answered|thewolf010|Points 20|

User: China uses too much oil. So they shouldn't develop their industry" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Ad populum False dichotomy False friend Ad orientam

Weegy: False dichotomy
Expert answered|thewolf010|Points 20|

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