Complete disagreement. LEO is a fine stopping point for humans just now. Robots, on the other hand ...
We are right now making astounding advancements in software and sensors.
We will soon be able to deliver robots to Mars and beyond that can go so many places, and gather so much data, that millions of people on Earth will be able to stroll around the solar system in VR headsets, rather than a dozen or so armor-wrapped and cancer-riddled astronauts. (Not by directly controlling robots of course, but by constructing virtual environments based on their data.)
Let robots pave the way for 20 years. Digging caves, gathering fuel, laying lines, testing shuttlecraft, installing shielding, distilling water, engineering soil, growing crops, ... Mark my words; in ten years we will be launching robots smart enough to answer their own questions at press conferences.