Refraction (Bent Thinking) #39

Fallacy of Composition:  Asserting that what is true of one of the parts of a complex thing is also equally true of the whole of the complex thing. Refutation: A quality of a part of a complex thing may be a quality of the entire thing, but it also may not beExample Abby: Bob if it is true that the citizens of this country want to have children,  then our country, which is made up of its citizens, must want to have children. Therefore we should work towards starting up new democratic countries. Side Note:  The whole of a complex thing may have similar qualities as individual parts of a thing, but, by definition, there will also be different qualities.  Your leg has some of the same qualities as your whole body, but there are definite differences also.

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