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1. Prima Facie

  • On first appearance
  • Blank slate, prior to impression/experience
  • Even more so, if one thing true next thing even more so.
  • Begging the question
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2. Reductio Ad Absurdum

  • Disproving argument by showing proposition leads to absurd conclusions
  • Begging the question
  • Unique, One of a kind.
  • Even more so, if one thing true next thing even more so.

3. Petitio Principii

  • An object of perception, not material object.
  • Despite what X says
  • Begging the question
  • Blank slate, prior to impression/experience

4. De Facto

  • In fact
  • Despite what X says
  • Concerning the law
  • An object of perception, not material object.

5. Tubula Rasa

  • Begging the question
  • Blank slate, prior to impression/experience
  • An object of perception, not material object.
  • Unique, One of a kind.

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