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Let's spot the logical fallacies

I enjoyed your clever idea of giving your readers a challenge in the Write Back column.

At first, I thought the item by Ronnie Crawford was an embarrassingly bad letter from a religious apologist, until I realised it was really a challenge to spot the logical fallacies.

I counted five straw men, four non sequiturs, three unsubstantiated claims and one likely circular argument. How well did I do?

DR STEPHEN MORETON

Warrington, Cheshire

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