The description of a person who claims a distinctly scientific perspective which prevents them from having to answer difficult questions about controversial social problems. A person that refuses argument that is not considered amenable to objective or scientific methods of analysis. Word refers to a character Neo played by Keanu Reeves in the popular and over played film from the late 1990s, The Matrix.
"Stephen says race doesn't exist because he's a scientist. I guess it's because doesn't see binary, just ones and zeros. What a Neoist"