"time is money" fallacy

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I hear way too many people spout this fallacy as a defense mechanism way too often: "Time is money!!".

There is a problem with this statement. Feel free to argue and provide sources or examples as to why this is a logical fallacy.

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"Time is money" isn't a logical equivalence, but means time is a valuable resource to be spent (like money).
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Learn to English brah.

Unless there is some elaborate hidden meaning I am missing I think comments like these are why people rightly despise most philosophy students they encounter...
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time is money.

Meaning

a proverb which means that one should not waste time, because one could be using it to earn money.

Example :

I have to wake up and go to work - time is money

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It has nothing to do with fallacy or whatever. :-)

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I will wait until real, mature philosophers (preferably with at least a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy) come along and provide actual deep reasoning.
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But money is time!
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(Original post by 571122)
I will wait until real, mature philosophers (preferably with at least a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy) come along and provide actual deep reasoning.
I could waltz in and say that Leibniz's law proves that time and money are not identical in properties and therefore time is not money but wtf would the point be when it's a metaphor anyway?

I think even somebody with a bachelor's degree would say this is bloody stupid unless they're on the autism spectrum
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(Original post by TorpidPhil)
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Learn to English brah.

Unless there is some elaborate hidden meaning I am missing I think comments like these are why people rightly despise most philosophy students they encounter...
Sounds like something that someone who likes to rush things would say to justify their rushiness.

However, in the context of work, time really is money, because you're being payed for your time (most of the time).
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Sounds like something that someone who likes to rush things would say to justify their rushiness.

However, in the context of work, time really is money, because you're being payed for your time (most of the time).
Anyone who studied Management can disprove you on that. I'm not going to because I could go on for hours. The point is that you guys are discussing this on a too basic level. We are university students for crying out loud - debate at your level (advanced).
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(Original post by 571122)
Anyone who studied Management can disprove you on that. I'm not going to because I could go on for hours. The point is that you guys are discussing this on a too basic level. We are university students for crying out loud - debate at your level (advanced).
You should establish the level at which you want the discussion to be by making an argument.

If you take the phrase to simply be a metaphor for how valuable someone's time is then where is the fallacy?
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anyone who studied management can disprove you on that. I'm not going to because i could go on for hours. The point is that you guys are discussing this on a too basic level. We are university students for crying out loud - debate at your level (advanced).
where is the fallacy in a sodding metaphor
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I don't think you understand what a fallacy is sweetie.

Wait guys, news just in, "it's raining cats and dogs" is a fallacy because it doesn't actually rain cats and dogs hurr de durr
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Time is arguably akin to a currency to some extent, to be honest, but that's not what that statement means.
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