Or simply a desire to see things done properly and avoid the sloppiness all too prevalent today?
e: tbf I used to work with an army doc who'd always say "when all else around you is failing, standards must be maintained". Of course, he was talking about maintaining high standards of clinical practice even when overworked and under resourced, and not posting on an online forum
“Let me make my position clear: I wouldn’t want to win on an old-fashioned leftist platform. Even if I thought it was the route to victory, I wouldn’t take it. ”
-Anthony Charles Lynton Blair