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They support the conclusion


They illustrate reasons


Backs up reasons. It makes reasons more convincing


Using two words as if the mean the same

Straw person

Distorts and misrepresents an argument

Ad hominem

Attacking the arguer

Slippery slope

Saying that one small event causes a big event

Post hoc

Saying that A causes B but A gas to happen first

Tu quoque

Justifying wrong actions because someone else has done the same wrong action

Two wrongs don't make a right

Justifying wrong actions because someone else has done a different wrong action

Confusing necessary and sufficient conditions

A condition is necessary because it something has to happen for something to happen and it is sufficient when it is enough for something else to happen