Argument from ignorance
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An argument from ignorance is any argument wherein a lack of information leads either to the conclusion that a claim is true or that it is false.
- Russell's teapot is often used as an example of argument from ignorance, as in: We have no way of knowing whether the teapot exists, therefore we must assume that it does.
Conservapedia: redirects to conservapedia:Logical fallacy, which does not have a section that exactly corresponds (as of 2014-04-04)