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What type of gaming fallacy is this?
Birds normally can fly. Tweety the Penguin is a bird. Therefore, Tweety can fly.



1. Circular Reasoning
2. Sweeping generalization
3. Appeal to Doubtful Authority
4. None of the Above

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Feb 11, 2017

I'd say this is a formal fallacy. "Birds normally can fly" cannot be interchanged with "All birds can fly" because of the fence "normally". If we were to treat normally as an indicator that only some birds can fly, this becomes a formal fallacy. Tweety is just one of the birds that cannot fly, as only some can.

John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Feb 12, 2017

Sweeping generalization

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