Anecdotal Fallacy

When you use personal experience or an isolated example instead of sound reasoning or evidence. It is impossible to draw larger conclusions from anecdotes without having a more general perspective in order to know whether the anecdote is typical, and what factors influenced the events.


I can't believe I won the lottery! It works. Everyone liquidate your investments and buy lottery tickets. If it worked for me, it will work for you.

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