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Re: Discussions in Debian

On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 01:25:46PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> > > He was right that time.
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 02:07:04PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > No, he wasn't. An ad hominem argument appeals to non-rational things,
> > whereas Hamish pointed out two facts: that Andrew started two general
> > resolutions and that both of them were rather divisive.
> I believe you're thinking of
>  http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/personal-attack.html
> I was thinking of
>  http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/ad-hominem-tu-quoque.html

Interesting. However, here the third part of the "argument" didn't involve
the implication that statement X is false; rather, the implication was that
the aforementioned statement is true and that person A is the topic of it. :)

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