The False Dichotomy

The statement, “If you’re not with us, then your [sic] against us” is a classic false dichotomy, because it presents two options — both of which amount to violence — while completely neglecting the option of remaining neutral.  Likewise, the traditional two-party political system in the West is a striking example of the false dichotomy.  The Democrats and Republicans may have some small insignificant differences that play on people’s emotions, but when it comes to all the important things that effect [sic] everyday life for average people there is a “bipartisan consensus” to protect Anglo-American business interests, regardless of public opinion. This bipartisan alliance against the average citizens results in a one-party system that gives the illusion of being a two-party system. 

   

http://www.activistpost.com/2011/10/government-and-big-business-false.html

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