It seems those of us who work in the field of astronomy are nothing other than industrialists and/or working for the military. We're also addicts needing a 12-step recovery programme and are quite violent given this particular rant:
Big Island Chronicle letter
Nothing could be further from the truth of course, but this is a typical example of opposition to the TMT on Mauna Kea.
It seems to me that it's an argument about returning to the stone age versus understanding our universe and it'll be interesting to see who wins in the end.