Originally Posted by FlorenceArt
This reminds me of an anecdote I heard long ago, when we still had obligatory military service for men. Apparently the first thing the army did was teach them to walk. So you had this bunch of 18-20 year olds, who suddenly didn't know how to walk
Ergonomy-wise, it makes sense. They don't teach "to walk", the teach "to walk efficiently". Many skills we have as basic can be subtly improved, like sitting properly or running.