Performance is a false god. If the Monks of today have forgotten this, then the wisdom of the monastery has faded much.
Know nothing wannabes always try to hide their lack of skill and knowledge, and cover up their being too lazy to learn, by citing specious arguments in favour of the dumbing down of whatever it is they're too lazy to learn properly.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.