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Argumentum ad ignorantiam

The argument from ignorance, also known as argumentum ad ignorantiam (“appeal to ignorance”), argument by lack of imagination, or negative evidence, is a logical fallacy in which it is claimed that a premise is true only because it has not been proven false, or is false only because it has not been proven true.

– Argument from ignorance. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved October 18, 2009

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