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Old 04-09-2013, 06:00 PM   #28
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Default Re: Best to watch the trilogy as Bond films, not Batman

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What exactly are you trying to prove? This is argumentum ad verecundiam (argument based on authority), it's a fallacious method of debate.
There are two kinds of arguments based on authority - the fallacious kind and the non-fallacious kind. Joker used the latter. Before you throw logic terms around you should read up on the nuances of that area of argumentation.

Joker didn't make an appeal to an inappropriate authority, nor did he make an unconditional appeal to authority, both of which would be fallacious. Rather, he simply stated that comic book authorities would disagree with the OP about Nolan's films.

You did, however, commit a fallacy - poisoning the well - when you suggested blindly that all the comic book authorities mentioned were sycophantic and lying through their teeth. THATS a logical fallacy.

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