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The gambler's fallacy occurs with the erroneous belief that the occurrence of a random event is less or more likely to happen based on a previous event. Overview of freakonomics: themes and fundamental ideas although,as the authors note,there is no single unifying theme the book is built around,we have. Rhetoric and composition/rhetorical analysis from wikibooks, open books for an open world fallacies.