This page is part of the EvoWiki encyclopedia of fallacies.
- All-Or-Nothing Mistake
- Black-and-White Fallacy
- Black-or-White Fallacy
- Bogus Dilemma
- Either/Or Fallacy
- Either/Or Reasoning
- Excluded Middle
- False Alternatives
- False Dichotomy
- False Dilemma
- No Middle Ground
- Wicked Alternative
False Dilemma means setting up two options as only alternatives when there are more than two.
Pointing out a third possibility.
Examples in creationist arguments
- Creationism and evolution are the only 2 models
- Problems with evolution are evidence for creation
- Fairness demands evolution and creation be given equal time
- Only creationists can be moral (the only contrary is evolution which is amoral or immoral)
See also the examples in the subfallacies.