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2 comments on en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poisoning_the_well

Poisoning the well - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

a special case of #ArgumentumAdHominem,
&neo 2015-08-24 19:54:24


Poisoning the well (or attempting to poison the well) is a #rhetorical #device where adverse information about a target is preemptively presented to an audience, with the intention of #discrediting or #ridiculing everything that the target person is about to say
&neo 2015-08-24 19:53:45