What is the technical term for the logical fallacy which can be stated: "A is true, so B must also be true" when A and B are unrelated (i.e. A does not imply B).

A very crude example could be "because 2+2 is 4... I can fly". Here both statements are irrelevant to each other.

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Non sequitur.

Non sequitur (Latin for "it does not follow"), in formal logic, is an argument in which its conclusion does not follow from its premises.

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