I was re-reading old Varg interviews on Burzum.com, and while I don't agree with some of his terms, I think he's basically right -- metalheads kind of fail it.
On one hand, there are the directionless: drink, drugs, party, buy metal, contribute nothing. Might as well be enslaved and probably should be.
On the other hand, there are the self-centered ones: they know more, but they do nothing outside of work/school. Even as we see on this site, most of the intelligent ones need their hands held to write an article, post a link, or fix HTML.
There are some wonderful exceptions of course. If Hessian.org is serious, its first step needs to be separating from the chaff.