Originally Posted by Cephalic Trauma
I disagree. Most of them are inconsequential idiots who don't even sniff academic success, so their effect on progress and truth is extremely limited.
Only when they try to convince others / pass laws limiting such progress (see stem cells as a example)
To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.