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Chapter 2. Recognizing Deceptive Reasoning > Sliding Down a Slippery Slope

Sliding Down a Slippery Slope

Definition: Arguing against a conclusion by implying it is linked to another conclusion even though the link between the two is tenuous or weak.

Example: “If we give employees flex time, they will expect more and more benefits and eventually we’ll be giving them a four-day workweek!”


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