...Dwight Eisenhower stated:
But when we come to the possible sequence of events, the loss of Indochina, of Burma, of Thailand, of the Peninsula, and Indonesia following, . . . but now you are talking really about millions and millions and millions of people (Public Papers of the Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954, p. 381-390). .
The result of the fallacy was the loss of tens of thousands of lives and untold suffering. Yet in a more reasoned analysis, the theory was based upon the questionable... Logical Fallacies An appeal to unreliable ity fallacy is also known by the Latin phrase ad verecundiam (Layman, 2005, p. 154). When an appeal to an unreliable authority is made, the fallacy implies that the...