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I suspect that other people object to what you write not because you're wrong but because you can be so unpleasant about it.
Hm. I see the debate is ended. Contrast this question:
Or perhaps you feel that no debate on this subject is called for?
With this statement:
I don't see the value in being contrarian solely for the sake of making the world less clear.
And now think about pots and kettles.
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.