Critical Thinking about FallaciesFallacies are everywhere. They can be so common that they
hide from even the savviest reader. Ideally, now that you've familiarized
yourself with the common fallacy types, you will be able to think of
applications in your own life.
For this log, reflect upon a recent encounter you had - this
could be with a person, a text, or a piece of media. Did you encounter any
If you believe that you might have, but you can't assign a
specific name to the behavior that you witnessed, do your best to describe what
If these common fallacies don't quite fit, the exercise of
finding fallacious logic still has merit.