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DFM
Not FALSE, but invalid as evidence.
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:49am
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Anecdotes may be true or false, but they are NOT evidence in any case.

If eyewitness Joe says that he saw the killer stab the victim with a knife [FALSE], yet the victim has gunshot wounds and no knife wounds, his testimony is invalid. Believe it or not, stuff like this happens EVERY WORKING DAY all over the USA.

If eyewitness Joe says that he saw the killer shoot the victim with a gun [TRUE] and the victim has gunshot wounds and no knife wounds, his testimony is TRUE, but just as meaningless as the previous case.

DFM

  • so to say anecdotal evidence is fallacious proof IS FALSE, it is USED CONSTANTLY in the Medical Field so maybe the complaint of fallacious argument needs some clarification especially in regard to... more
    • Not FALSE, but invalid as evidence. — DFM, Thu Nov 10 9:49am
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