Questions tagged [good-faith]

"Good faith" refers to the effort to ask an honest, answerable question, instead of trying to make a political point.

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Sincere, honest, open-minded question closed as "not good faith"

My question about California's policy re: Trinity Lake reservoir function was closed with "not good faith" etc. However, I have not used any partisan sources nor unfounded assertions. (I ...
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Should questions based on assumptions require references?

Here is a similar question, but it is about answers: Should answers without references be removed by the mods? I ask this for questions. Often, questions make assumptions and expect everyone to agree ...
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Should we limit the use of the term "dog whistle"?

We've previously discussed flagging dog whistles, but I think we should discuss the use of the term "dog whistle" in questions and answers. tim gave this answer which says Generally when ...
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Does "political cause, group or politician" include national governments?

In the Question closed message: The primary purpose of this question appears to be to promote or discredit a specific political cause, group or politician. does "political cause, group or ...
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Can the core of the recent question addressing attacks on Biden's mental state be saved?

Philipp recently closed a question about Joe Biden and Donald Trump's mental states: How come Joe Biden's mental state is in question while Donald Trump's is addressed with so much restraint? as "...
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How do I prove my question is asked in good faith?

A couple days ago I asked this question: ‪Has Biden apologized for saying a neoconfederate organization had many fine people?‬.‪ The close reason given was “‬The primary purpose of this question ...
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Does claiming someone is dog-whistling go against "assuming good faith"?

I was reading this meta article and came across the idea of assuming good faith. It is mentioned in the podcast body: So I think as long as everyone is operating from a place of assuming good ...
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Should lack of "good-faith effort to learn (..)" be linked to a clear part of the question?

I have stumbled across this question which received 3 close votes from which 2 are "The primary purpose of this question appears to be to promote or discredit a specific political cause, group or ...
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Please reword the "good faith" close reason

We recently changed the custom close reasons, and one of them reads: The primary purpose of this question appears to be to promote or discredit a specific political cause, group or politician. It ...
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A full and objective description of good faith?

I've noticed a number of recent trend where both moderators are deleting and I am voting to close questions and answers on grounds that they were not written in "good faith". Examples include: As a ...
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