Can you recognize an ad hominem logical falicy?
No cuz idk what that is
Happens on SoH a lot.
Questioning the authority or credibility of the arguer rather than addressing the argument.
There are occasions when it is justified. For example when a politician is accused of having an affair, I wouldn't put too much trust in their denial. It should be noted though that this doesn't give the claim of an affair any more credibility...
... it only means you can probably ignore the denial.
I'm old and clueless will have to explain more.
I can recognize it, but no one I'm debating can because hey are bad people!
Yes...and a good one you pointed out on today's poll. :)
Just scroll the threads, you'll find a few
Like telling someone with opposing viewpoints that they are a "commie" and that they "hate freedom"; would that qualify?
Yes it would.
Doesn't it make it inherently false, just a logical fallacy. Those could be facts as well.
Forgive me but supporting the actions of this government is not something that someone who values personal liberty does.
I do forgive you as we all say regrettable things from time to time.