Individuals with Asperger syndrome who have managed to become scientists, or even worse philosophers, have been a drag to progress and innovation. Many such individuals, due to unique abilities of presenting themselves as true geniuses have reached very high positions and control the dissemination of new ideas.
Being able to convey complex ideas in plain language is a sign of intelligence. Yet, in modern science, doing that is not considered a good way of advancing a career. This is because nowadays giving an incomprehensible speech or writing an incomprehensible paper is considered a sign of intelligence, especially when it is accompanied by standard titles we all know how easy they are to get in certain cases.