Appeal to emotion

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An appeal to emotion or "argument from emotion" is a manipulative tool commonly found in company with one or more logical fallacies which it is working to conceal. It consists of any kind of argument which works more by triggering particular feelings ("pressing emotional buttons") than by conveying actual substance relevant to the subject under discussion.

Types

The two major types of emotional appeal are:

Other types include

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