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Burden of Proof
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Burden Of Proof

You said that the burden of proof lies not with the person making the claim, but with someone else to disprove.

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Anecdotal
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Anecdotal

You used a personal experience or an isolated example instead of a sound argument or compelling evidence.

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Loaded Question
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Loaded Question

You asked a question that had a presumption built into it so that it couldn’t be answered without appearing guilty.

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No True Scotsman
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No True Scotsman

You made what could be called an appeal to purity as a way to dismiss relevant criticisms or flaws of your argument.

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Genetic Fallacy
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Genetic Fallacy

You judged something as either good or bad on the basis of where it comes from, or from whom it came.

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Tu Quoque
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Tu Quoque

You avoided having to engage with criticism by turning it back on the accuser – you answered criticism with criticism.

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Division Composition
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Composition Fallacy

You assumed that one part of something has to be applied to all, or other, parts of it; or that the whole must apply to its parts.

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False Cause
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False Cause Fallacy

You presumed that a real or perceived relationship between things means that one is the cause of the other.

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