Fallacy of Division/examples

The fallacy of division occurs when one concludes that because something is true of the whole, therefore, it is also true of the parts.


1. That NBA team is the best all-around team, therefore, every individual player on that team is the best.

2. My flock of sheep is well behaved, therefore, every single sheep is well behaved.

3. That political party is very ethical, therefore, every single party member is very ethical.

4. That musical album has a long-running time, therefore, every single song on the album has a long-running time.

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