What I sense is that people want equal respect, and they should get that respect.
I think this can be seen in how conspiracy theorists present themselves. They often talk about how “the man is keeping me down” or “the scientists persecute Dr. So-and-So because they know he is right”. It is often couched in terms of a persecuted minority that no one is listening to. People feel threatened when they feel their opinions are being marginalized in favor of the “intellectuals” who they often distrust.
When I talk to others about things I am more knowledgeable about I try to remember the excitement I had when I first learned those things. I want others to be as excited about learning something new as I was. I also try to picture the sharing of knowledge as a puzzle, where the solution is the clearest and most succinct path.
In areas that I am ignorant of I try to honestly ask myself why I am either accepting or rejecting an idea. What would I need to see to prove myself wrong? Is what I am saying actually correct? I think try to tap into that enjoyment of learning something new and try to figure out what I don’t know about a topic.