Vim for people who think things like Vim are weird and hard

I’ve been quite an avid and exclusive user of Vim for a couple of years now, and in that time I’ve seen quite a lot of misinformation and misguided vitriol (for want of a better word) for what is by far the best text editor I have ever used.

This post isn’t here to teach you how to use Vim; it exists to teach you why to use Vim.