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25.6.06

Juvenile Thinking

Speaking of coining clever new terms with which to cast aspersions on your enemies, I'd like to find a snappier way to say something like "argumentum ad developmental psychology." Argumentum ad developmental psychology is the claim that something is wrong because it resembles the behavior or thinking of younger people. (And there's also the converse fallacy, which holds that younger people have a clear and innocent moral sense that adults lack.)

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