--- Gunnar Jauch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> stop telling others what to get irritated about.
> Just try to think for once.
Your statement contains two presumptions, which I
would like to point out:
1. that I was telling others what to get irritated
about - this one can hardly be derived from what I
wrote, since I only said *I was _surprised_ with a
particular state of affairs*;
2. your second sentence presupposes that I usually do
not *think* - this is however a claim and not an
argument and in order to make an argument out of it,
we need to give an appropriate *evidence* to support
Both of your sentences are imperatives, which means
that you are telling me what I should do. Although
this isn't a usual logical fallacy, it can be called
"a performative self-contradiction" since you have
criticized something what you yourself have implicitly
done. That doesn't contradict you from the logical
point of view, but it brings the plausibility of your
claims/suggestions into question.
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