6. Hasty Generalization Fallacy - Excelsior College OWL
Description: Hasty Generalization Fallacy. In this example, Dr. Fallacy is making a claim that all teenagers are bad based on the evidence of one incident. Even with the evidence of ten incidences, Dr. Fallacy couldn’t make the claim that all teenagers are problems. In this instance, the fallacy seems clear, but this kind of fallacious thinking is quite common.