Proof by example:

Definition Example
When examples are offered as proof of a more universal proposition. This apple is red, so all apples must be red.
  Notes
A more detailed treatment of this fallacy can be found on the supplementary Inductive Errors page.

Case Study One

The first woman I dated cheated on me. I learned from this that women are cheaters.


Keep in mind that a fallacious argument does not entail an erroneous position.


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