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    Re: Democrats - masters of the made up nonsense investigation - RussiaGate

    - Argument from ignorance-

    Absence of evidence, is not evidence of absence, except in the case for the claim that no evidence exists. Then lack of evidence, is indeed evidence of absence, because it is the only kind of evidence that can possibly exist.

    The claim may be easily falsified, however at some point it's reason ability increases as where evidence should be is examined.

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    In this case it is an investigation.
    It is not an argument from ignorance fallacy to say that an investigation finds no evidence after a reasonable time investigation, because there is no evidence to find.

    To say that conclusion is a fallacy, is to assume guilt as default. IE, We haven't found evidence after looking extensively, but it is still more reasonable to think we will find some, rather than there is none to find.


    Finally, argument from ignorance is generally about some positive claim.
    Like, we don't know of any evidence for Russian collusion, but we haven't proven that it didn't occur, therefore Russian collusion did occur.
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