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C.S. Lewis disparaged this technique by calling it "bulverism."
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seanahan commented on the word bulverism
A logical fallacy, coined by C. S. Lewis.* You claim that A is true.* Because of B, you personally desire that A should be true.* Therefore, A is false.
August 12, 2008
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