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Glossary of Fallacies2

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Ad Hominem
attack the person not the argument.
algorithm
procedure to find a certain answer
appeal to emotion
the appeal arouses feelings such as fear, anger or love.
complex systems
interrelated and interdependent but linked together through interconnections
confirmation bias
look for information supporting your side and ignore disconfirming evidence for the other side
dynamical system
change over time
emergence
can not be predicted or explained
epigenetic
change in gene function that does not change dna structure
feedback
knowledge of the results of a behavior
genetic fallacy
attack the origin to discredit validity
non linear
non stationary
not proportional
properties do change
post hoc ergo propter hoc
after this, therefore because of it
self-organization
self generated development of a pattern of structure
sample space
set of all possible outcomes
state space
events within sample space
stochastic
randomly determined sequence of observations

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