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Post hoc fallacy (or why do all home-made remedies cure colds)

A logical fallacy is an error in reasoning that renders a given argument invalid. The Post hoc or Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc fallacy is a common logical fallacy that

The Authority bias

The authority bias is the tendency to overestimate the opinion of authority figures and obey their indications to the detriment of the analysis of the situation. Small details can reinforce

The confirmation bias

The confirmation bias is the tendency to value, remember, interpret or even research information that confirms pre-existing beliefs. We often develop convictions with ease. Even on complex subjects, most people
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