When you disagree with someone's opinion and wish to offer a rebuttal; most times, saying "You're a moronic shithead and your logic is atrociously sophomoric" will not garner a positive response. On the same token, surreptitiously infiltrating your school/company/organization's systems and offering a similar statement in hacker-terms isn't likely to get much praise: no matter how right you might be.
Yes, to us humans, the approach is almost as important as the idea.
You can bring any calculator you like to the midterm, as long as it doesn't dim the lights when you turn it on. -- Hepler, Systems Design 182