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How can we improve a question closed as partisan?

If you make a genuine attempt to steelman an opposing side's argument in the premise of your question, it may make it seem less biased. It may also help you to dis-invest your ego from your political ...
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Why do we need references?

One important property of a good answer is that people have reason to be confident in its correctness. We need a reason to believe that the answerer's premises and reasoning are valid, and ...
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Why do we need references?

References help avoid needless disputes, and are appropriate whenever users are relaying facts, findings, and ideas which did not originate with them. References are very useful, since a user might ...
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How can we improve a question closed as partisan?

Remove Unnecessary Information Questions closed as partisan often contain unnecessary background information. While this information is at time useful, including too much of it can focus away from ...
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How can we improve a question closed as partisan?

I think that this designation is being used when the question is framed in a more rhetorical than inquisitive manner, not just for being partisan. If a question is framed with a host of not-...
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Why do we need references?

Thanks for joining us on Meta! Why we reference All stacks have an on-going concern with providing high-quality answers to users. Accordingly, every Stack I've seen uses the back-it up principle. ...
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