ESGS Logical Fallacies



Emphasis is used to suggest a meaning different from the actual content of the proposition.


This is fallacious because the proposition suggests something that it does not really claim, using only innuendo.


It would be illegal to give away Free Beer!

The first mate, seeking revenge on the captain, wrote in his journal, "The Captain was sober today."
He suggests, by his emphasis, that the Captain is usually drunk.

I resent that letter.




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