This word may not conjure pleasant thoughts, but it’s an old word with an interesting history. And it makes a lot of us laugh, too.
Arguments get pretty ugly these days. But they don’t have to. Reasoned argument can be a good thing, but we need to learn how to argue reasonably. That means learning to avoid fallacies like the ubiquitous Straw Man Fallacy.
This is an installment in an ongoing series called How Not To Argue, where I address some of the more …
Here’s another in my series on How Not To Argue. This time we take a look at the common informal fallacy, tu quoque.