But the "No true Scotsman" fallacy is perhaps the most misapplied argumentative fallacy.
It is more or less a fancy way of saying appeal to purity of universal generalizations; a lack of basis is required.
So, for example:
> "No true Christian would vote democrat"
would be a "no true Scotsman" argument,
> "No true Christian supports violence," would not.
- this is a valid argument due to the Gospels actually discussing this topic and the Gospels (or the biographies containing the words and teachings of Jesus/God) being the core books of Christian belief;
but whether that argument is true or not is something debatable, it CANNOT be dismissed as a "No true Scotsman" fallacy.
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