Thanks for your feedback and I understand what you are saying. However I think your approach may be considered to be a bit luddite. Imagine saying all those wonderful features that Word has are no use. Imagine saying that the Spell Check facility is not valuable.
Any serious PPCer uses tools. We use several and they make our life so much easier.
A field can be ploughed/seeded by hand and the work can also be done with a tractor? Which method would you rather employ?