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  • The Slippery Slope is a logical fallacy that  occurs when it is assumed that a relatively  

  • small first step leads to a chain of related  events culminating in some significant (usually  

  • negative) effect. This fallacy suggests that  taking a specific action will inevitably lead  

  • to other actions resulting in an undesirable  outcome, without providing sufficient evidence  

  • for such inevitability. Everyday Example

  • Consider an argument against relaxing work  dress codes said: "If we allow employees  

  • to wear casual clothes on Fridays, soon  they'll start dressing casually every day,  

  • and before we know it, the office will become  unprofessional and productivity will plummet." 

  • This is a slippery slope fallacy because it  assumes a series of increasingly negative  

  • and uncontrolled outcomes from  a simple change in dress code,  

  • without evidence to support  such a drastic decline.

The Slippery Slope is a logical fallacy that  occurs when it is assumed that a relatively  

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What is Slippery Slope Fallacy? Definition & example in real everyday life

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    Shao Chieh Lo に公開 2023 年 11 月 24 日
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