Appeal to emotion:

Definition Example
When a position is promoted through the manipulation of emotions, rather than through the presentation of an actual argument. It would be awesome to know that we were not alone in the universe. Would you want to live in a universe without extraterrestrial neighbors?
This fallacy has itself been categorized in this site as a tactical fallacy. However, it is a parent category for specific appeals to emotion that are not listed among the primary fallacies.

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