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"Go out & look for evidence that supports alternative hypotheses. Identify what would expect to see if other theories are correct. Seek that evidence".

👌 advice from a friend on how to make a paper more rigorous & persuasive. Look for evidence that you are wrong!
I really like this point:

- what data would you expect to see if you were wrong?

- try to look for that data.
So it’s not just about marshalling supportive evidence,

But more rigorously, deliberately and explicitly tackling alternative hypotheses.

Taking counter-arguments seriously.
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