Guilt by Association Fallacy examples

Let’s look at this fallacy by giving a definition by example(s).

Examples of the fallacy:

1. “Pol Pot was a killer. Pol Pot was a male. Therefore, people who are males are killers.”

2. “Stalin had a mustache, and Joe has a mustache. Stalin was evil. Therefore, Joe is evil.”

3. “Hitler had white skin, and Chris has white skin. Hitler hated jews. Therefore, Chris hates jews.”

4. “Stephen has a beard and Jon has a beard. Stephen is a philosopher. Therefore, Jon is a philosopher.”

5. “Hillary Clinton is a politician and a woman. Therefore, all politicians are women.”

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