Talk:Parade of horribles

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Henry V[edit]

There is a good scene in Shakespeare's Henry V where he uses a parade of horribles. I don't have a copy on me now but it is when he invades one of the smaller French towns. Troubleshooter 14:59, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

Not a well chosen example[edit]

Premise: If homosexuals are allowed to marry each other,
conclusion then all people in heterosexual marriages will get a divorce.

The premise is not bad enough to qualify as a "horrible". Said: Rursus () 06:55, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Sorry, I misread. "Premise not horrible enough" is a good qualifier for "parade of horribles". Said: Rursus () 06:57, 24 September 2008 (UTC)
It's also not much of a parade. Only one bad outcome is mentioned. -- (talk) 12:46, 6 March 2009 (UTC)


See slippery slope fallacy. Google has 900~ hits, the first few are wikipedia, the next few are random comments in blogs, sometimes referring to wikipedia. This needs a citation from an authority on logical fallacy. –MT 22:18, 10 December 2008 (UTC)