The appeal to loyalty is a logical fallacy committed when the premise of an argument uses a perceived need for loyalty of some sort to distract from the issue being discussed. ExampleB questions A's statement of x.Anyone who questions A is disloyal.Therefore, B is wrong. Problem: Even if B is disloyal, that doesn't mean that B is wrong, as A is not necessarily always right.

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  • The appeal to loyalty is a logical fallacy committed when the premise of an argument uses a perceived need for loyalty of some sort to distract from the issue being discussed. ExampleB questions A's statement of x.Anyone who questions A is disloyal.Therefore, B is wrong. Problem: Even if B is disloyal, that doesn't mean that B is wrong, as A is not necessarily always right. (en)
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  • The appeal to loyalty is a logical fallacy committed when the premise of an argument uses a perceived need for loyalty of some sort to distract from the issue being discussed. ExampleB questions A's statement of x.Anyone who questions A is disloyal.Therefore, B is wrong. Problem: Even if B is disloyal, that doesn't mean that B is wrong, as A is not necessarily always right. (en)
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