An ad hominem
attack reveals little about the recipient but much about the character of the author.
Numerous ad hominem
arguments accuse pro-life people of inconsistency or hypocrisy.
excuses for argument are rife on the Internet, where some writers seem stupid enough to deserve the insults and others are victims of undeserved personal attacks.
SCROLL TO THE comments section of just about any post and you'll encounter trolls--those unpleasant folks who reduce every discussion into a series of ad hominem
attacks, obscene taunts, and Hitler analogies.
Following specialist training in the UK she was a lecturer in the Department of Medicine, University of Rhodesia, senior lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand and since 1989 at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where she was appointed Ad Hominem
As for Weiss's promise not to resort to the standard leftist approach of smears, ad hominem
, and hearsay, you need only open the book to any page to find it a lie.
And finally, the ad hominem
attack on Pogrebin is completely out of line.
But according to the letter, those of us who fail to recognize this self-evident truth about our dear leader do so not because of sober reflection on his ruinous policies, but because our eyes have been closed by "ideology and racism." Ad hominem
attacks are the masks worn by hollow arguments.
Of course, their arguments usually turn out to be ad hominem
nonsense with no data to confirm their assertions.
Schutte's Boom van my lewe [Tree of my life] and Strydom and Burger's Ad hominem
This case involved the among other things the discussion of the Validity of criminal legislation passed ad hominem
and ex post facto, and the Competence of Parliament to pass laws which offend against fundamental principles of justice
These ad hominem
(or in my case ad feminam) attacks mean little.