The OP is around for quite a long time and he has seen a lot of people come and go. Even I did that and can just say the OP is right. No Mod is needed to confirm that
I think it is also like many people have seen movies about "hackers" or as you mentioned some instruction vids.
Maybe one day people will learn that there is more behind it besides just pointing and clicking. That's the reason why there are a couple of voices around on this forum speaking against creating too many additional gui applications.
On the one hand they are conveniant for those who have the knowledge but they are also inviting too many people who do not have any clue at all and are too lazy to read anything.