Straw man argument

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A straw man argument is any argument which misrepresents an opposing view in a way that is trivially easy to argue against. Naive or willing listeners may not recognize that the opposing argument itself has not been refuted, but merely an inaccurate "straw man" representation of it.

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A straw man argument is the opposite of a steel man argument.

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