you don’t have to believe me. There’s no onus on me. If you disagree, you disagree. It’s simple.
Then they’re common and not fringe anymore. Doesn’t mean they’re right or wrong. But one should imo take care in going from special case and generalizing. It’s bad science except in some cases where it’s acceptable. This is social science where it’s not.
If you like, you _could_ consider my appeal to standard practices of social sciences an “Appeal to Authority” and thereby a logical fallacy.