Argument by Assertion

Wearing a perception down through repetition.

Appeal to Money

The assumption that because someone is rich, their insights are more valid.

Appeal to Gravity

The assumption that only people who take things very seriously can make accurate or valid points.

Appeal to Flattery

Using compliments and praises in order to cloud judgement.

Appeal to Fear

Applying fear tactics in order to scare people away or drive them toward an ideal.

Argument from Consequences

Ignoring the truth if the consequence of its validity means a negative outcome.

Appeal to Emotion

Appealing to decisions based on the personal emotional consequences rather than logical ones.

Wrong Direction Fallacy

Mistaking an effect for a cause.

Gambler’s Fallacy

Assuming the probability of an outcome is affected by previous outcomes.

Willful Ignorance

Denying the truth by ignoring its existence.