@sir this has long been my position on most issues. I think it's rooted in me wanting things to be efficient, like, why wouldn't you want to get the desired results sooner and with less energy?
The way I see these things is that you have a certain amount of goodwill/social capital that you can spend to convince people. If you insist on pedantry you're burning that capital at a tremendous rate and get almost nothing in return, plus you turn people off making them ignore you.
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