Refraction Bent Thinking) #52

Guilt by Association  (guilt by association) – arguing that because two things share a property they are the same. Refutation: Although two things may share one property, that does not mean they share any more properties than the one. Example – Adam: Betty, how can you support your pro-life position? You are a protestant and the pro-life position is closely associated with Catholics!  Side Note: Good people and good things often share a property with bad people and bad things. All humans share several traits with both Hitler and Jesus, but that does not mean we all share their proclivities.  Roman Catholics and Protestants share many traits and beliefs, and yet have many different beliefs.

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