But when they disagree with what he said because of their other agendas (mainly M2C and the stone-in-a-hat), they justify their disrespect by characterizing him as merely an ignorant speculator.
I put together a table to show how this works.
It's in the extra page, here:
I still get reports of contention about these issues. There's no point in contending about any of this.
Our M2C scholars are not going to change their minds; they have too many sunk costs.
Our M2C scholars are not going to stop censoring alternative ideas; they know M2C cannot hold up when people compare side-to-side.
Most of the followers and employees of the M2C scholars adopt the same approach.
Here's my guide to avoid contention: