Appeal to Desperation

Arguing that your solution or proposition should be accepted and acted upon because no other solutions have been suggested, when doing nothing or trying to think of new ideas could be more productive. This fallacy will often be defended with excuses like "we can't just do nothing", or "Do you have a better idea?".


- We should all stay together in one place and wait for help.

- I'm not going to sit here and do nothing. I'm going into the woods with no food, map or plan in the hopes that I'll find my way home.

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