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Originally Posted by Loner
Cinerama Announces Fists &Fury: Mixed Martial Arts Film Festival
Originally Posted by Iroquois
Sounds awesome, I remember there being a massive retrospective of Hong Kong action movies at a local art gallery a couple of years back (though the broader genre of "action" allowed for a lot of movies where the violence was gun-based as well) and it was so much fun.
I going to be there all day Sunday! Noon until 10:30 PM.
Whoa?
WHOA
Originally Posted by bluedeed
Greetings to MoFo from Beijing! Site works great from here, now to try Facebook...
lucky. i've wanted to shoot beijing and hong kong for a while now. please tell me you brought a camera lol
Shout-out to Yoda and all participants in the Oscars chat room last night. Great fun.
Indeed.
Originally Posted by Iroquois
Unfortunately, if your opponent is able to recognise that you are using fallacious reasoning then that means they are less inclined to take your argument seriously.
Yeah, in a debate it'll be a problem.
Originally Posted by VFN
Originally Posted by Iroquois
Originally Posted by VFN
Originally Posted by Iroquois
I'm amazed that someone can know what an ad populum argument is and also think of it as a legitimate rhetorical tactic.
I've often used the ad poppycockulum argument myself.
But are you aware of its status as a logical fallacy as opposed to an actual argument tactic?
Yeah, but rhetoric is about persuading so fallacious reasoning doesn't matter.
Unfortunately, if your opponent is able to recognise that you are using fallacious reasoning then that means they are less inclined to take your argument seriously.
Originally Posted by Iroquois
Originally Posted by VFN
Originally Posted by Iroquois
I'm amazed that someone can know what an ad populum argument is and also think of it as a legitimate rhetorical tactic.
I've often used the ad poppycockulum argument myself.
But are you aware of its status as a logical fallacy as opposed to an actual argument tactic?
Yeah, but rhetoric is about persuading so fallacious reasoning doesn't matter.
Try searching Tiananmen.

How long are you in China for?
Greetings to MoFo from Beijing! Site works great from here, now to try Facebook...