Argumentum ad Baculum (Latin)
Refers to a fallacy of logic in argument, specifically one of the Fallacies of Relevance. The debater using ad Baculum uses an appeal to force.
Example:
"It's just the way it is, and I'll kick your ass if you don't agree with me!"
Compare argumentum ad hominem, argumentum ad ignorantiam, argumentum ad misericordiam, argumentum ad populum, argumentum ad verecundiam.

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