"Steelmanning is all about helping your counterpart by crafting the best possible version of their argument. An iron-clad one to stay in the picture. The steel man argument is the opposite of strawmanning, the (wilful) misrepresentation of a position to make it easier to attack. As such, steelmanning is a seemingly selfless act. The whole point of it is to polish up the very position you do not hold. Or at least think you don’t." - themindcollection.com
The challenge: Take a view you don't agree with and make a list of arguments in its favor, or steelman a bunch of different things.
1. The Anti-vaccine argument
2. Capitalism is Bad!
3. Socialism is good!
4. AI will destroy us all!
5. Ayn Rand is the best writer ever!
6. Space Aliens are real!
7. The Holocaust never happened