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Comment Re:From TFA: "entirely voluntary" (Score 2) 229

What most people refer to as the "slippery slope fallacy" is not even fallacious in most logical contexts!

Contrary to what many believe, the "slippery slope fallacy" is only a fallacy when something that is not a slippery slope is claimed to be. It has nothing at all to do with whether slippery slopes exist. They do.

The fallacy refers only to false accusations of slippery slope, nothing more. As such, it doesn't even deserve the title "fallacy", because false accusations of anything are logically faulty.

Comment Re:It works for printers (Score 1) 511

The additional cartridges in photo printers are not different colors; they're different densities. Fine variations in print density can be achieved with the "thinner" inks, and the "thicker" inks can be applied for high density without saturating the paper (in the wetness sense, not the color sense).

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