"Nothing Trivial" is funny, warm and romantic and about people at a crossroads in their lives, particularly when it comes to finding that significant other to love and grow old with. It's about people trying to find the answers to life's big questions, while answering a whole lot of small and trivial ones… and winning the bar tab while they're at it!

Nothing Trivial - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-07-20

Nothing Trivial - Trivial objections - Netflix

Trivial objections (also referred to as hair-splitting, nothing but objections, barrage of objections and banal objections) is an informal logical fallacy where irrelevant and sometimes frivolous objections are made to divert the attention away from the topic that is being discussed. This type of argument is called a “quibble” or “quillet”. Trivial objections are a special case of red herring. The fallacy often appears when an argument is difficult to oppose. The person making a trivial objection may appear ready to accept the argument in question, but at the same time they will oppose it in many different ways. These objections can appear in the form of lists, hypotheticals, and even accusations. Such objections themselves may be valid, but they fail to confront the main argument under consideration. Instead, the objection opposes a small, irrelevant part of the main argument. The fallacy is committed because of this diversion; it is fallacious to oppose a point on the basis of minor and incidental aspects, rather than responding to the main claim. Example (Tom is using a barrage of objections): Amy: Tomatoes are fruit, not vegetable. Tom: Tomatoes can't be fruit. They don't grow on trees. Amy: But pineapples also don't grow on trees and are fruit. Tom: Tomatoes still can't be fruit. They are used in salads. Amy: Apples are also used in salads and are fruit. Tom: Tomatoes still can't be fruit. They are of botanical order Solanales.


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Straw man

Nothing Trivial - References - Netflix