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Cranky Cartoons and Fallacy Icons

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New graphics resources: Cranky Cartoons and Fallacy Icons

Posted on 2 Might 2022 by BaerbelW

What’s higher than some Cranky Uncle cartoons scattered round right here or there? A group of them, cross-referenced with the fallacies they depict, after all! And that is what we spotlight on this weblog put up. John Cook dinner had made these cartoons available for download on his Cranky Uncle web site in March 2021 and Dutch and German versions had been revealed when the translated Cranky Uncle game was launched in February 2022. The preliminary set of 20 cartoons is now additionally obtainable in our graphics sources on Skeptical Science in English, German and Dutch:

CrankyCartoons

Every of those cartoons depicts one of many FLICC science denial techniques and the gathering can be utilized for numerous actions associated to the Cranky Uncle recreation, like matching cartoon to fallacy or establishing an offline model of the sport with one cartoon and 4 fallacies to selected from.

There’s one graphics useful resource web page for every cartoon which references the associated fallacy and in addition accommodates its icon and definition.

Example

Clicking on the icon will take you to the associated fallacy graphics web page which in flip cross-references extra sources – and translated content material – if obtainable, like on this instance:

Fallacy

We are going to add extra cross-references to the fallacy icon pages as time permits and hope that this gives a further and useful entry level to discover our content material!

Fallacy Icons

Completely happy – or is it “cranky”? – exploring!

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