In the advance of knowledge, about anything, subtlety will beat thuggery just about every time.
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Progress in Research: Chapter Three, Page Seven written and commissioned by Dr. Faustus of EroticMadScience.com and drawn by Lon Ryden is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.)
An appropriate illustration would seem to be the famous Flammarion engraving.
Seek and ye shall find.