What is also supportive of your point of view is that the scientific community is unwilling to change their long held view point, even in light of opposing and obviously proven facts. Many of the anthropologists were known to agree with Elaine Morgan but because of the pier pressure of fellow academics, they were unwilling to come forward to endorse or even co-author her books.
This treatment of a person, knowing they are right, staying in the debate against odds, taking the name calling of the opposing majority view and only many years later turning out to be proven correct, reminds me of Ron Paul.
At age 90 Elaine Morgan finally is recognized by the scientific community. She has honorary PHDs received from 2 distinguished universities, an OBE, Order of the British Empire from the Queen of England and from Sweden, their highest scientific award... I admire that.