Galileo gambit – logical fallacies


The Galileo gambit is a fallacy where the putative expert insists that he is an unacknowledged genius, a maverick who is shunned by mainstream science because of his unconventional ideas.


I am an expert in vaccines, because I have a Masters of Public Health, but my brilliant and radical ideas have been rejected by mainstream medicine because Big Pharma and the CDC are suppressing my ideas because my knowledge will disrupt all of our knowledge about vaccines.