This is a fallacy aptly named "argumentum ad populum." It means this guy is wrong because just 'cuz a lot of people think something, it ain't necessarily so. Maybe millions of fish think the sea is where it's at, but you know if you live there you have to have surgery so you can breathe and you are always surrounded by shit. It may be highly diluted shit, but shit is still touching wantonly all over you.
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Hello. Welcome to another stirring edition of Punch-a-Bear.
I am on a fallacy kick again. A year or so ago, I gave myself a crash course in logic. Logic is fun, no matter what people tell you. It also helps you make sense and hold reasonable, supportable beliefs. That, in turn, can help you behave in ways more true to yourself. And help you follow Sherlock?
Let's just get this out of the way here and now: I am a linguistic prescriptivist. And tuppence to you if you see how that relates to today's comic.
I want to be under the sea swimming around absorbing even more of other people's decaying bodies and waste than I have to by just being on the Internet.
Kindly pass the: Tumblr, Facebook, and Twitter.
Abandoned by the Bandwagon