Gish Gallop

Overloading is when you don't have a single good argument to defend your position so you produce a long string of bad arguments instead. Your audience might be fooled, and your opponent will waste all of their time trying to debunk your half-baked claims.

"The amount of energy necessary to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude bigger than to produce it."
- Alberto Brandolini


The government doesn't want you to know that the Earth is flat. It's part of their secret plan to enslave humanity. They put fluoride in the water to keep you docile so you don't see the truth of reality. NASA, the moon landing, space station - it's all lies. They filmed it in a Hollywood studio. NASA soldiers guard the ice wall at the edge of the flat Earth to keep the truth a secret...

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