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Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Novelty / appeal to the New / Ad Novitam


 
 

Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Novelty / appeal to the New / Ad Novitam

The logical fallacy of appeal to novelty occurs when someone asserts that something is better or true simply because it is new. Some new things are good. Some are not. Some old things are good. Some are not. If we are walking with God, He is continually showing us new things, as He says to us, “Call to Me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things that you do not know.”

Examples of the Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Novelty / appeal to the New / Ad Novitam

Post Modernism brings along a belief that experience is not of any value. Only imagination and innovation has value. 

This is the logical fallacy of appeal to novelty. By the same reasoning, a college education is the biggest scam on the planet. It is a worthless document, except for the fact that it helps con employers into paying higher salaries to the people who have this document. Yet, the professors in the colleges who teach post modernism never seem to think about this.

Sandy: "You’re so old fashioned. Things have changed. There is a new morality."

Rocky: "I recognize the new morality. It’s the old immorality."

The so-called new morality is now called "political correctness." It has many problems and causes many problems. It is based squarely on this an many other fallacies.

Sandy: "Why would you believe anything you read in a book that is thousands of years old?"

Rocky: "I don’t worship the Bible, but God speaks to me through the Bible and it is a real, ongoing experience. In fact, He speaks to anyone who will come to Him and keep seeking Him in sincerity, humility, respect, and a submissive will to do His will."

Rocky has nailed it. There are many reasons to believe the Bible is the Word of God. However, the only way that anyone can rationally say that anything is known is to have a basis of Divine revelation. For this reason, the only way to rationally say that the Bible is known to be the Word of God is to have Divine revelation as the basis. Divine revelation, of course, can be faked. Those who receive Divine revelation must stand in the Presence of God and inquire of Him until He speaks to them.



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There are 54 sub-topics of "Relevance Fallacies of Distraction"

Logical Fallacy of Avoiding the Issue / Avoiding the Question / Missing the Point / Straying Off the Subject / Digressing / Distraction

Logical Fallacy of Misleading Vividness

Logical Fallacy of Dodging the Question

Logical Fallacy of Ignoratio Elenchi / Irrelevant Conclusion

Logical Fallacy of Irrelevant Question

Logical Fallacy of Proof by Consequences / Argument from Consequences / Parade of the Horribles / Argumentum Ad Consequentiam / Appeal to Consequences of a Belief / Argument to the Consequences

Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Bribery / Appeal to Motives in Place of Support

Logical Fallacy of Red Herring / Digression / Diversion / Evading the Issue / Side-tracking

Dodge of Answering a Question with a Question

Dodging by Answering a Different Question / Answering a Question That Was Not Asked

Logical Fallacy of Non-Support

Logical Fallacy of Logic Chopping / Quibbling / Quibble / Splitting-Hairs / Nit-Picking / Trivial Objections / Smokescreen / Blowing Smoke / Befogging the Issue / Clouding the Issue / Megatrifle / Trivial Objections / Cavil / Spurious Superficiality

Admitting a Small Fault to Cover a Big Denial

Logical Fallacy of Arguing a Minor Point and Ignoring the Main Point

Logical Fallacy of Ad Misericordiam / Appeal to pity / Appeal to Sympathy / The Galileo Argument

Galileo Wannabe Fallacy / Galileo Argument (Appeal to Pity)

Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Novelty / appeal to the New / Ad Novitam

Logical Fallacy of Appeal to High Tech

Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Tradition / Argumentum Ad Antiquitatem / Appeal to Common Practice / Appeal to Antiquity / Proof from Tradition / Appeal to Past Practice / Gadarene Swine Fallacy / Traditional Wisdom

Logical Fallacy of The Way We Have Always Done It

Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Desperation

Straw Man Fallacy

Logical Fallacy of Extension

In a Certain Respect and Simply / Secundum Quid Et Simpliciter Fallacy

Logical Fallacy of Appeal to Extremes

Logical Fallacy of Taking a Quote Out of Context / Contextomy (type of) / Abstraction / Quote Mining

Logical Fallacy of Misquoting

Logical Fallacy of Accent / Accent Fallacy / Accent by Emphasis / Emphatic Fallacy

Logical Fallacy of Accent by Abstraction / Emphasis by Abstraction

Misleading Context Fallacy / Contextomy

Logical Fallacy of Misinterpretation

The Mind Game of Playing Dumb

Logical Fallacy of Arcane Explanation

Logical Fallacy of Hyperbole

Logical Fallacy of Exaggeration / Stretching the Truth / Overstatement

Logical Fallacy of Irrelevant Thesis

Logical Fallacy of Burden of Proof / Shifting the Burden of Proof

Logical Fallacy of Demanding an Uneven Burden of Proof / Demanding Uneven Standards of Acceptance

Burden of Proof Fallacy Fallacy

Logical Fallacy of Argument to Moderation / Argumentum Ad Temperantiam / Middle Ground / False Compromise

Logical Fallacy of False Fallacy / Fallacy Abuse

Logical Fallacy of Confusing an Explanation with Proof

Logical Fallacy of Moralism

Logical Fallacy of Ought-Is / Moralistic Fallacy / Moral Fallacy

Logical Fallacy of Is-Ought / Is-Ought Fallacy / Arguing From Is to Ought / Is-Should Fallacy / Hume's Law / Hume's Guillotine

Naturalistic Fallacy

Logical Fallacy of Notable Effort

Logical Fallacy of Political Correctness / Political Correctness Fallacy / PC Fallacy

False Compromise Fallacy

Logical Fallacy of Lip Service

Logical Fallacy of Tokenism

Logical Fallacy of Argument by Denial / Paralipsis Attack / Paralepsis / Apophasis

Diminished Responsibility Fallacy

Contrarian Argument Fallacy

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