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The Part has the Same Qualities as the Whole
Here is an example of this pattern:
Although America is a rich country, this does not mean that evey American is rich. Tom may be a homeless person.
You handle this technique by asking:
Can you imagine a poor American?
If you can, the logic is faulty.
Can you imagine a member of the Scientist's club who is not a scientist? Well, no you can't, because only scientists are members!
The difference is that being a member of the Scientists Club entails being a scientist, but being American does not entail being rich!
So we can detect this pattern by asking if you can imagine the opposite. If you can, then the argument may not be true.