If I had to compare it to anything else, it's hard to debate the importance of the calculus underpinnings of multilinear regression when you're a trained stastician and the person you're talking to can with difficulty do some algebra - you know some of the language and you've got an opinion, but it's an opinion based on what you don't know that you don't know..
... I do however know, thats a big fat chunk of highbrow baloney.
I've understood every word and concept from you - I dont agree - therefore you proclaim yourself an elevated thinker. Blah...
It starts at post 14, think about that smart guy.