Sometime ago, I had the opportunity to meet in person a very well know scientist-writer.  He always wrote about very polemic subjects but he was convinced of his concepts and was considered an eminence in his time.

For many years he was able to endure the attacks and criticism of his fellow scientists who were more comfortable with the old theories.  He could most times provide good evidence of his own models.

But he started a family and the economic pressures began to emerge. So, he had to start searching for new work opportunities and his life took a 180° turn.

When he was not so “famous” anymore, and he had to abide under the rules of the scientific community (see how I didn´t say under the laws of science) He was politely asked to “rephrase” some of his arguments and personal views in his books, since they “were not in line with the general scientific view”.

In the beginning, he could resist for a short time and remained true to his views. But after a while, the pressure became difficult to bear.  With his new family growing and the debts increasing, he had to face many difficulties and obstruction from their workmates.

For some “unknown” reason his work opportunities began to vanish, and after some difficult years of swimming against the current, he was forced to contradict his theories, and his books and TV programs were not sold anymore.

The only way he could find to get some sources of income, was Would you like to read more of this and other similar articles? Please click here


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