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What is a false-causality fallacy?


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Answered 2010-01-28 13:39:44

The fallacy is that an event or action influences another that is not reasonably related.

Ex.: "There were many strangers in the room, so naturally they began to argue."

" We were robbed right after that family moved in, so they must be the culprits."

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