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    One day and the next Rainne's Avatar
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    Default Type most likely to use Ad Hominem in a debate?

    Which type is most likely to use Ad hominem in an argument or debate lol

    EDIT: Whoops, can mods add a poll?
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    Tertiary feelers, from what I've noticed for some reason. But I don't really think it's type related.



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    use the phrase or use the approach?

    if we're going with ACCUSING everyone of using ad hominem attacks I think that the choice is clear... if said member posted a type

    and from my experience NFs on this board have used it most frequently that I've seen Though I'm sure that anyone is quite capable of it if they set their mind to it... I just rarely see reason to actually be SERIOUS about anything!
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    I've seen a lot of ENTJs do it irl, but there aren't many around on this forum, so I can't really back that up with too much evidence.

    There is one that I can think of, however...

    Errr, that may have been one right there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JocktheMotie View Post
    Tertiary feelers, from what I've noticed for some reason. But I don't really think it's type related.
    Huh... ISTJ, ENTP, ESTP, INTJ? I REALLY haven't noticed anything like that. I think the INTx types are most likely to bring up fallacies in general, but by that definition they're probably likely to be able to think of better ones too.

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    Which type is most likely to use Ad hominem in an argument or debate lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by ragashree View Post
    Huh... ISTJ, ENTP, ESTP, INTJ? I REALLY haven't noticed anything like that. I think the INTx types are most likely to bring up fallacies in general, but by that definition they're probably likely to be able to think of better ones too.
    Yes, I agree that Ti-ers are especially skilled in avoiding ad hominems. Ad hominems come from logical inconsistencies in one's argument, and Ti-ers are, by default, constantly on the lookout for that shit.

    I only use ad hominem when it's so deeply hidden by the argument's complexities that most others won't pick up on it. I know I'm doing it, but it doesn't matter too much if I think I won't get caught. Whatever it takes to "win" the discussion. :rolli:

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    Quote Originally Posted by JocktheMotie View Post
    Tertiary feelers, from what I've noticed for some reason. But I don't really think it's type related.
    I agree with this, for tertiary Fe mainly though. I think Fe types in general are prone to it, but the motivation for each is different. For Fe doms it just comes naturally, but tertiary Fe types seem to be aware that they are doing it and for a particular effect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainne View Post
    Which type is most likely to use Ad hominem in an argument or debate lol
    I for one never use ad hominem in a debate, however I've been known to use it in a argument.

    The type that comes to mind is ENTJ, their douchbaggery has no ending.

    See what I did there.

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    ESFJs maybe. And as a general rule, the people who don't know what ad hominem means are most likely to use it.

    I added a poll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Within View Post
    See what I did there.
    Lol. I think a REAL INTJ could have done better though
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