Reification (also known as concretism, hypostatization, or the fallacy of misplaced concreteness) is a fallacy of ambiguity, when an abstraction (abstract belief or hypothetical construct) is treated as if it were a concrete, real event, or physical entity. In other words, it is the error of treating something which is not concrete, such as an idea, as a concrete thing. (SOURCE)
I had never heard of the Alt-Right until Hillary mentioned it and Glenn Beck participated with her premise that it existed. Now people are bandying about the term Alt-Right as yet another way to ignore people’s opinions by demonizing them through categorization. If you are the Devil, or Hitler, or a NAZI then you are preemptively Evil and therefore your Opinion is Invalid.
Glenn Beck almost seems titillated that Hillary Clinton is trying to get his brainwashed audience to vote for her. He’s bias mining in order …
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