Originally Posted by Pherdinand
That's a terribly wrong comparison.
In the current case many of us prove the article's generalization is wrong by showing it is wrong in our case. If enough men prove they all individually love chocolate, then any article saying men hate chocolate will be proven wrong.
On the other hand, the stuff about snowing is just stupid and no matter how many people say it it still is just a stupid thing, not a proof.
Sorry Pherdinand ... that doesn't make sense to me at all.