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Logical Fallacies - List of Logical Fallacies with Examples
A comprehensive list of logical fallacies, with definitions, explanations, and examples that are easy-to-understand.

Testing hypotheses suggested by the data - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hypotheses suggested by the data, if tested using the data set that suggested them, are likely to be accepted even when they are not true. This is because circular reasoning (double dipping) would be involved: something seems true in the limited data set, therefore we hypothesize that it is true in general, therefore we (wrongly) test it on the same limited data set, which seems to confirm that it is true.

“The narrative that if you don't vote you can't have any say in politics is dangerous and disempowering.