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— Cum hoc ergo propter hoc —

Fallacy definition (short name: cum_hoc)

Definition

From wikipedia :

Two events that occur together are claimed to have a cause-and-effect relationship.

Canonical example

Pharao got up at the same time the sun did.
Thus, Pharao made the sun rise.

Sources

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