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What type of fallacy occurs in this statement? We have enough oil in the world to last a couple hundred years, so everyone should just drive SUV's as long as they can afford gas?
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User: What type of fallacy occurs in this statement? We have enough oil in the world to last a couple hundred years, so everyone should just drive SUV's as long as they can afford gas?

Weegy: We have enough oil in the world to last a couple hundred years, so everyone should just drive SUV's as long as they can afford gas. It committed False Cause.
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User: What is another name for a type of fallacy false cause?

User: What type of fallacy occurs in this statement? We have enough oil in the world to last a couple hundred years, so everyone should just drive SUV's as long as they can afford gas?

Weegy: We have enough oil in the world to last a couple hundred years, so everyone should just drive SUV's as long as they can afford gas. It committed False Cause.
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User: What type of fallacy occurs in this statement? We have enough oil in the world to last a couple hundred years, so everyone should just drive SUV's as long as they can afford gas? A. Appeal to Authority B. Appeal to Tradition C. The Is/Ought Fallacy D. Bandwagon Appeal

Weegy: D. Bandwagon Appeal
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The fallacy in "We have enough oil in the world to last a couple hundred years, so everyone should just drive SUV's as long as they can afford gas " is the IS/OUGHT fallacy.
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