Why We Love Ad Hominems After All

On the curse of free speech and the deteriorating virtues of humility

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Out of all the fallacies we’ve heard of, “ad hominem” is perhaps the most well-known fallacy. Yet, many people still fall for it. I’ve had my fair share of ad hominems on Medium. I’m sure any seasoned writer here has faced them as well.