When people can’t beat your ideas, they:

-raise their voices
-takes quotes out of context
-make things up about the “real” meaning of your words
-crybaby whine about the formatting or presentation
-tell you stories about how they’re so much smarter than you
-attempt to rope you into their “area of expertise” in order to torture you
-lament that you need to cite your sources better
-go complain to the police about you being super mean (run to the state)
-prattle on about how you’re “unseasoned” and could “use improvement”
-blabber about how the good parts of your thinking you stole from someone else
-tell you to read such and such books that are more correct than you are
-call you names
-get resentful and hold grudges over stuff they made up
-lie that you’re hurting people
-attempt to form a barrier of silence around you
-take away your livelihood
-whine about how you’re unoriginal
-go into giant paragraphs of Communist gobbledygook
-get passive aggressive and petty
-try to find others who dislike you and have pity parties together
-question your faith or personal beliefs
-make puppets of you that they demean and belittle
-obsess over you, night and day, until the discomfort you provoke goes away
-tattle on you to people in your field who would block you from advancement
-censor you
-seethe
-pretend you have different ideas in order to defeat them
-confuse their own barbaric inner states for yours
-attempt to corrupt you with money, flattery, or attention
-run a public relations job on you to others that makes you look bad
-leave your business bad, untrue reviews
-fixate on the color of your skin or ethnicity in an impotent rage
-make up stuff about what you meant, instead of asking you directly
-attempt to justify to others that they are more pure than you
-reflexively go on the offensive instead of reflecting on the emotions you provoke
-attempt to convince you that you have contempt for them when they have a guilty conscience
-talk to you like you’re some super dangerous criminal to try to alienate you
-take your picture to try and leave you feeling unsafe
-slime you with political labels
-accuse you of bad boundaries while crossing yours
-get sexually aggressive with you and then blame you for being sexual somehow
-say that history will not remember you kindly
-blather on about your truth being just one of many different truths
-assume that generalizations you make are automatically about them and take it super personally