Originally Posted by elucidate
It may also be due to not fully understanding either path? Words can be inadequate sometimes to describe something, and if a person doesn't 'get it' then it's easier to just write it off. I was the same with football...I find it boring, I don't understand it, it's just silly to me that grown men would run around kicking a ball and yet it is given so much importance in Australian culture (and American for that matter)...just as an analogy.
But you can't understand until you do
. There's no way to convey this intellectually. You can present enough theory to get someone started but only that. It's the insistence of those who want to continue with intellect alone that creates the confusion.