Python and Ruby

Steven D'Aprano steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au
Mon Feb 1 08:12:51 CET 2010


On Sun, 31 Jan 2010 22:43:56 -0800, alex23 wrote:

> Steven D'Aprano <ste... at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> wrote:
>> You're using that term wrong. It looks to me that you don't actually
>> know what a straw man argument is. A straw man argument is when
>> somebody responds to a deliberately weakened or invalid argument as if
>> it had been made by their opponent.
> 
> Jeez, Steve, you're beginning to sound like some kind of fallacy
> zealot... ;)

Death to all those who confuse agumentum ad populum with argumentum ad 
verecundiam!!!


-- 
Steven



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