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As for being in fear of his life? Sure should be. Do you keep up with news but just happened to miss that beheading of an infidel by an Islamic nut job recently? Oklahoma, not the Mid East. The woman and her family would most likely disagree that "They have zero power."
Instead they want peace in the middle east, but no economic competitor.
Why then are our best allies some of our toughest economic competitors? It has a whole lot more to do with the Middle East generally taking the attitude that settling business and religious disputes should be done with explosives.
Any form of fiction must portray human characters as realistically as possible.
Emphasis mine. I don't think you understand the meaning of fiction.
First, bacteria not being the cause of ulcers wasn't indisputable, it *was* disputed, as you pointed out. It's just that the consensus was that bacteria weren't the cause. The consensus changed, not the fact that bacteria caused the ulcers.
By the way, Webster's for indisputable: "impossible to question or doubt : not disputable".