Bottom line….Never fail to NEGOTIATE TERMS. Stop when ambiguous language is used and clarify. It saves so much time, confusion and aggravation.
I just read an article that made me think of this form of fallacy. The author labeled a form of theology with a tag that is only used by it’s opponents. The label is, “Replacement Theology.”
Posting this one today because it is short and easy. This fallacy is also know as the “argument from silence” or it is sometimes said a person is “arguing from negative evidence.” Basically it goes like this: I’m right because you haven’t proven me wrong. Or it’s the other way around. In other words the proposition is true because there is no knowledge (ignorance) of any refutation. With the argument from silence the lack of refutation usually comes from within a piece of literature. For instance: “Jesus didn’t eat meat because the bible doesn’t say he did.” I really enjoy […….]