“Systematicity was always imposed by elites. Few people wanted it, and most would have rejected it if they could. The majority implicitly mistook material progress as something that just happens, not fully recognizing that medicine and jobs and roads and food and the internet depend on vast chains of “because.””
An additional requirement to explain things rather than to just prove things adds an overhead that reduces the reachable efficiency. Of course, in some way this phrase itself is an explanation; but it is an unclarified explanation not likely to be understood by anyone, presenting the least overhead possible.
Ah, yes, a good reminder: in social context the primary plan is “fake it till you make it”, in personal context the primary plan is “faith it till you make it”, and in most other contexts it's “hard work until it becomes a walking-like habit”.
" ... studied some of these tendencies formally, in the lab, where they took classic social psychology experiments but replaced one of the interactants with a computer. What they found is that humans exhibit a range of social emotions and attitudes toward computers, including cooperation and even politeness. It seems that we're wired to treat computers as people." - and I've wondered why people find it so hard to communicate online; of course if you perceive it as communication through another person it gets hampered.