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"It Ought To Be True, So It Is" Fallacy

 

"It Ought To Be True, So It Is" Fallacy

Whenever a logical fallacy is committed, the fallacy has its roots in Agrippa's trilemma which is simply the fact that the foundation of all human thought (without Divine revelation) is based on one of three unhappy possibilities. These three possibilities are infinite regression, circular reasoning, or bare assertions without any evidence. The "it ought to be true so it is" fallacy, a form of circular reasoning, is one of these three unhappy possibilities.

The "It Ought To Be True, So It Is" Fallacy occurs when an arbitrary assumption is made about what ought to be true and this assumption is used to reason that it is true. This is a form of circular reasoning, since the "ought" is the proof for the "is."

Examples of the "It Ought To Be True, So It Is" Fallacy



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