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lostinacause Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-11-05 01:49 PM
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14. Ok, here goes
Edited on Mon Apr-11-05 01:49 PM by lostinacause
Broken logic implies that the logic is broken. Thus the simplest definition that we could make is that a statement is broken logic if; given set of implicit and explicit premises we would find a conclusion stated by supposedly combining them that can not be achieve using logic. Most of what people seem to call broken logic is when they believe there is a problem with one or more of the premises.

To simplify broken logic is when someone states a conclusion that may seem to follow by logic but doesnt.

An example of broken logic is If youre not with us, youre against us

An example of a faulty premise (not broken logic)
- Going to war is good. We should be good
- Therefore: We should go to war.
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  -New propaganda words "Broken Logic": what does it mean applegrove  Apr-11-05 10:31 AM   #0 
  - I use it politely  adwon   Apr-11-05 10:34 AM   #1 
  - That's a pretty god definition. I was going to define it it as..  John Q. Citizen   Apr-11-05 10:48 AM   #3 
  - Probably similar to fuzzy logic.  Cadence   Apr-11-05 10:44 AM   #2 
  - broken logic implies logic that was once working, now not working  ixion   Apr-11-05 10:51 AM   #4 
  - The problem is that unless you think that you can arbitrarily change  lostinacause   Apr-11-05 11:36 AM   #8 
  - Well, Postmanx's logic is flawed.  TWiley   Apr-11-05 10:58 AM   #5 
  - How does his broken logic explain foreign countries  Toots   Apr-11-05 11:09 AM   #6 
  - Yes, that is the insanity of the NRA argument.  TWiley   Apr-11-05 05:30 PM   #16 
  - I agree. I think it is just another propaganda term. It means that  applegrove   Apr-11-05 11:34 AM   #7 
     - Well that sums it up nicely in only two syllables.  TWiley   Apr-11-05 05:33 PM   #17 
        - I was coming at it from the vantage point that emotion is a good thing.  applegrove   Apr-11-05 06:02 PM   #18 
        - I have seen republicans use this tactic often  TWiley   Apr-12-05 05:00 AM   #24 
        - All normal human beings put a premium on emotional experience.  applegrove   Apr-11-05 06:21 PM   #20 
           - Emotion should add meaning to experiences.  TWiley   Apr-12-05 05:16 AM   #25 
              - But empathy is how you overcome the lack of objectivity in some  applegrove   Apr-12-05 08:28 AM   #27 
                 - Religion justifies "tribalism" which is actually a form of "paganism"  TWiley   Apr-12-05 10:47 AM   #28 
                    - The British used something called "Indirect Rule" to control all their  applegrove   Apr-12-05 11:35 AM   #29 
  - I prefer "insane troll logic" n/t  Plaid Adder   Apr-11-05 11:37 AM   #9 
  - I believe it means,  H2O Man   Apr-11-05 11:42 AM   #10 
  - Getting a ticket on the clue bus. n/t  Callous Taoboys   Apr-11-05 11:57 AM   #11 
  - Did you read the post? Where if we arm all classrooms with  applegrove   Apr-11-05 12:03 PM   #13 
  - I still think it means: I can't follow your logic because you include  applegrove   Apr-11-05 11:58 AM   #12 
  - Ok, here goes  lostinacause   Apr-11-05 01:49 PM   #14 
     - WHY do my posts seem to kill just about every thread.  lostinacause   Apr-11-05 02:29 PM   #15 
        - No - I smell nothing. I just went on a little outing. Are you saying you  applegrove   Apr-11-05 06:06 PM   #19 
           - I've never heard of it before.  lostinacause   Apr-11-05 11:31 PM   #21 
              - I just find that on other bulletin boards the freepers/gop types are  applegrove   Apr-12-05 12:01 AM   #22 
                 - There are certain signs that you have already lost a discussion,  lostinacause   Apr-12-05 12:24 AM   #23 
                    - In my experience they are willing to prove 'one' wrong even when  applegrove   Apr-12-05 08:15 AM   #26 

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