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Gish gallop

Gish gallop is an English expression that refers to a dishonest way of arguing and debating based on overpowering the interlocutor with numerous arguments expressed without regard to accuracy or truthfulness. And in the shortest possible time. The only purpose is to verbally overwhelm the other party and not give them time to respond to the endless half-truths, lies, or fallacies presented. This way of acting is intended to catch the opponent off guard and to instil doubts in the audience. Gish gallop is named after creationist Duane Gish, who often used it to oppose those who support evolution. The expression was coined by American anthropologist Eugenie Scott.

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