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The logical fallacy of converse accident (also called reverse accident, destroying the exception or a dicto secundum quid ad dictum simpliciter) is a deductive fallacy that can occur in a statistical syllogism when an exception to a generalization is wrongly called for.
- If we allow people with glaucoma to use medical marijuana
- then everyone should be allowed to use marijuana.
People who suffer from glaucoma are an exception to the general rule that does not overlap with everyone else.
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