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.
I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.