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[Ableism ] disability is perceived as a mistake, a lack or a failure and not as a consequence of life events or diversity within humanity

[Ableism ] disability is perceived as a mistake, a lack or a failure and not as a consequence of life events or diversity within humanity [Ableism ] disability is perceived as a mistake, a lack or a failure and not as a consequence of life events or diversity within humanity
Master List of Logical Fallacies
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#fallacy (faulty reasoning)

Ableism (also, The Con Artist's Fallacy; The Dacoit's Fallacy; Shearing the Sheeple; Profiteering; "Vulture Capitalism," "Wealth is disease, and I am the cure."):

A corrupt argument from ethos 1, arguing that because someone is intellectually slower, physically or emotionally less capable, less ambitious, less aggressive, older or less healthy (or simply more trusting or less lucky) than others, s/he "naturally" deserves less in life and may be freely victimized by those who are luckier, quicker, younger, stronger, healthier, greedier, more powerful, less moral or more gifted (or who simply have more immediate felt need for money, often involving some form of addiction). This fallacy is a "softer" argumentum ad baculum. When challenged, those who practice this fallacy seem to most often shrug their shoulders and mumble

"Life is ruff and you gotta be tuff [sic],"
"You gotta do what you gotta do to get ahead in this world,"
"It's no skin off my nose,"
"That's free enterprise,"
"That's the way life is!"

or similar.

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