...as with all things new, wait and see, usually is able to separate winners from losers.
Some things are, in fact, worth dismissing out of hand.
A basic premise of math & physics is: some things just don’t happen, and long ago we proved they don’t. Any new novel claims that such things do happen may be dismissed because we know, from proof, they don’t.
Some people just don’t grok the meaning of “proof”.