As the Gish Gallop demonstrates, addressing specific points is not a sufficient conditions for ordered debate, as each response can be used as a start to introduce extra points.
Reductionist and proud of it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails. Clarence Darrow
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. Mark Twain