This was a really comprehensive and well-documented list of fallacies, Jake! I’ll bookmark this so I can get back to this in the future.

I’d add one that’s rather unusual and perhaps not really acknowledged so I don’t have a fancy name for it. :)

It’s basically about our attachments to our own belief systems and to the dominant ideology we subscribe to. For instance, someone who’s a neoliberal will believe in that ideology even in situations where it doesn’t make sense. Same thing for a socialist and for all sorts of other ideologies.

The solution, of course, is to try to drop the lens of our preferred ideology and work on becoming post-ideological by identifying the best solution to the challenge at hand.

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