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'''Begging the Question''' is a logical fallacy that occurs when an argument implicitly assumes its conclusion.
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'''Begging the Question''' is a [[logical fallacy]] that occurs when an argument implicitly assumes its conclusion.
  
 
==Example==
 
==Example==

Revision as of 22:29, 14 August 2006

Begging the Question is a logical fallacy that occurs when an argument implicitly assumes its conclusion.

Example

"How do you know the Bible is correct?"
"Because it was written by God."
This begs the question "How do you know that god wrote it?"

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