Kafka + trapping, coined in 2010 by Eric Raymond in reference to Franz Kafka's story The Trial (Der Proceß/Der Prozeß, published 1925), in which a man is accused of crimes that are never specified.
- A sophistical and unfalsifiable form of argument that attempts to overcome an opponent by inducing a sense of guilt and using the opponent's denial of guilt as further evidence of guilt.
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