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argumentum in terrorem. (also known as: argumentum ad metum, argument from adverse consequences, scare tactics). Description: When fear, not based on ...
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Appeal to Fear (Scare Tactics). Description: The argument attempts to persuade by invoking feelings of insecurity and fear. Comments: Appeal to Fear is ...
Scare tactics are not direct threats, but are intimidated conclusions. ... details to substantiate this argument, the audience's fear fills the void, ...
Witnessing this display or outrage might make you think an argument has been given when it hasn't. Appeal to Fear. This type of fallacy uses scare tactics to ...
Argument for Caution can be legitimate: Appealing to relevant, realistic and appropriate fears. (It's all about relevance.) For example, “You should have an ...
Others argue that it is not the level of fear that is decisive changing attitudes via the persuasion process. Rather, as long as a scare-tactics message ...
Such arguments come under the heading of the argumentum ad baculum, the `argument to the stick/club', traditionally treated as a fallacy in the logic textbooks.
Perhaps surprisingly, there is no mention of an argument that corresponds to ad baculum in Aristotle's list of fallacies in On Sophistical Refutations, although ...
Scare tactics C. Appeal to pity D. Hasty generalization. Such arguments come under the heading of the argumentum ad baculum, the `argument to the ...
Scare Tactics: This argument exaggerates danger; creating fear is not evidence. • Encouraging democracy in Egypt will result in an Islamic terrorist state.