Straw man (disambiguation)

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Straw man is a rhetorical technique (also classified as a logical fallacy) based on misrepresentation of an opponent's position.

Straw man may also refer to:

  • Straw man (dummy), a dummy made from straw
  • Straw man (law), in law, a third party that acts as a "front" in a transaction
  • Straw Man (comics), a Marvel Comics character
  • Straw man proposal, in business and software development, a simple draft proposal intended to generate discussion
  • "Strawman", a 1989 song by Lou Reed from the album New York
  • "Straw Man", a 2019 song by Silversun Pickups from the album Widow's Weeds
  • Straw man, a reclaimable personal account according to the redemption movement
  • Strawman theory, a pseudolegal theory prevalent in various movements such as sovereign citizen, tax protester, freeman on the land, and the redemption movement
  • Straw Men (novel), a novel by Martin J. Smith

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