Appeal to Emotion
Where an argument is made due to the manipulation of emotions, rather than the use of valid reasoning. There is nothing wrong with feeling emotions or discussing topics emotionally; but these feelings should not be used as proof where logic and evidence are needed instead.
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Han Solo: Marching into the detention area is not what I had in mind.
Luke Skywalker: But they're gonna kill her!
Han Solo: Better her than me.Context: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
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