How to review a manuscript like Reviewer 2, a helpful 13-step guide

There is a common misconception in academia that the purpose of reviewing a manuscript is to improve it. This is incorrect, and it is the result of “woke” academics who think everyone deserves a participation trophy. The actual purpose of reviewing a manuscript is to demonstrate your intellectual superiority over the authors. A successful review not only results in the rejection of the manuscript, it also breaks the will of the authors, ultimately…

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