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20th Nov '17 10:36:57 AM garthvader
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** A similar story is told about [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27s_paradoxes Zeno's paradoxes]]. Namely, that the Cynic Diogenes, upon having heard Zeno's arguments, said nothing, but merely stood up and walked.
14th Oct '17 1:56:20 PM reptoherp
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8th May '17 12:18:00 PM Luigifan
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:: The Act of dismissing a statement as absurd without providing any proof that is absurd.

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:: The Act act of dismissing a statement as absurd without providing any proof that is absurd.



Like AppealToRidicule only it doesn't even try to make an argument.

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Like AppealToRidicule AppealToRidicule, only it doesn't even try to make an argument.
1st Mar '17 7:15:20 PM Give1Take2
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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'': Sera often refutes anything the Inquisitor says that she doesn't like or agree with as "That's stupid" or "You're stupid," without explaining ''why'' it's stupid.
17th Jul '16 7:25:18 PM Premonition45
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Compare FallacyFallacy, which is when an argument is dismissed just because it uses a fallacy.
16th Apr '16 5:29:00 AM trumpetmarietta
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** A similar story is told about [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27s_paradoxes Zeno's paradoxes]]. Namely, that the Cynic Diogenes, upon having heard Zeno's arguments, said nothing, but merely stood up and walked.
26th Mar '16 10:19:27 AM Josef5678
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* The origin of the fallacy is {{Samuel Johnson}}'s response to Bishop Berkeley's argument that material objects do not exist, only minds and the ideas within them. He said "I refute it thus" and kicked a stone, which, naturally, failed to show that this was a material object rather than just an idea within a mind.

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* The origin of the fallacy is {{Samuel Creator/{{Samuel Johnson}}'s response to Bishop Berkeley's argument that material objects do not exist, only minds and the ideas within them. He said "I refute it thus" and kicked a stone, which, naturally, failed to show that this was a material object rather than just an idea within a mind.
26th Mar '16 9:18:14 AM Fireblood
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* The origin of the fallacy is {{Samuel Johnson}}'s response to Bishop Berkeley's argument that material objects do not exist, only minds and the ideas within them. He said "I refute it thus" and kicked a stone, which naturally failed to show that this was a material object rather than just an idea within a mind.

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* The origin of the fallacy is {{Samuel Johnson}}'s response to Bishop Berkeley's argument that material objects do not exist, only minds and the ideas within them. He said "I refute it thus" and kicked a stone, which naturally which, naturally, failed to show that this was a material object rather than just an idea within a mind.
26th Mar '16 9:18:01 AM Fireblood
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* The origin of the fallacy is {{Samuel Johnson}}'s response to Bishop Berkeley's argument that material objects do not exist, only minds and the ideas within them. He said "I refute it thus" and kicked a stone, which naturally failed to show that the stone was a material object rather than just an idea within a mind.

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* The origin of the fallacy is {{Samuel Johnson}}'s response to Bishop Berkeley's argument that material objects do not exist, only minds and the ideas within them. He said "I refute it thus" and kicked a stone, which naturally failed to show that the stone this was a material object rather than just an idea within a mind.
26th Mar '16 9:17:39 AM Fireblood
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* The origin of the fallacy is {{Samuel Johnson}}'s response to Bishop Berkeley's argument that material objects do not exist, only minds and the ideas within them. He said "I refute it thus" and kicked a stone, which naturally failed to show that the stone was a material object rather than just an idea within a mind.
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