argumentum ad hominem [was Re: A Boring Movie]

From: Ken Clements (
Date: Mon Jan 14 2002 - 11:09:27 MST

Brian D Williams wrote:

> Technically the statement directed against the midwest amounts to
> an ad hominem against a third of the country.

I think it was just an ordinary insult. No argument points were being
discounted because someone was from the midwest. Whereas all ad hominem
attacks are insults, not all insults are ad hominem attacks.


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