Argumentum ad verecundiam Wikipedia-logo-en.png For more information, see the Wikipedia article: Argumentum ad verecundiam An argument from authority is one in which a proposition is claimed to be true because an esteemed person says it is true. It is a fallacy in that it relies on the person's fame or reputation, rather than on logical arguments or empirical evidence.
Reconsidering Our Definition of the "Whole Student": An Argument for an Authority-Based Approach to University Education | Association of American Colleges & Universities
Arguments from authority carry little weight—“authorities”have made mistakes in the past. They will do so again in the future. Perhaps a better way to say it is that there are no authorities; at most, there are experts. Always ask whether the hypothesis can be falsified. Propositions that are untestable, unfalsifiable are not worth much. (Popper)
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INTJ respect only rational thinking and competence. This is why I will argue with the police, our priest, the school principle, and anyone else who is wrong until they see the truth. This is also why I will change my mind if someone has a valid argument.