Re: Linus does good work.
There's nothing wrong with "This is a bad idea because of ..
Yes. There is. It doesn't affect stupid people who simply cannot be made to understand why something is a bad idea. Having had only a few thoughts ever, ideas have *value* to stupid people and they will just drone on and on and on about it.
For the sake of everyone else, you have to stop them, somehow, without shooting them in the face or clubbing them. Which is illegal, I think. Lacking a "Space Core Directive, Section XXXXIIVII Part B" or an ISO 9000 manual to divert them, abuse is the only way.