You hauling the staff over the coals
The staff? I do not understand. Anonimnystefy posted a couple of his thoughts, I answered them honestly. I did not get the impression that he was raking the staff over the coals.
and the mob resorting to an avalanche of unmaths to bury the shame of their inferiority.
That hurts people's feelings. No one has proved themselves inferior or superior on the basis of a couple of posts.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.