I'm not aware of anyone popular naming this fallacy, so I'm naming it here. The noncomparative fallacy is when you point out something good or bad about an idea without comparing it to its alternative, when in fact the alternative has the same property just as much or more. The noncomparative fallacy says, "Your idea has X problem; let's not talk about the fact that mine does too".


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