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EXAMPLE 1 A rabid liberal sympathizer shouts: “If this man gets elected, he'll change your welfare benefits. Don't let those Washington bureaucrats tinker with your food stamps!” Usually, scare tactics do incorporate any real evidence or key details that might place the attack in a more balanced focus.
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This type of fallacy uses scare tactics to justify a sketchy point of view. Appeals to fear are not based on logic. For example, your big brother wants to ...
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The scare tactics fallacy is a logical fallacy that occurs when an arguer uses frightening or threatening language to make their point. This type of ...
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Scare Tactics = Fear Mongering: irrelevant, unrealistic or manipulative appeal to fear, intimidation. ... For example, “Your home might be struck by a meteor.