In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.
Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised.
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
It's a rule worth having in mind. Income almost always flows along the same axis as power but in the opposite direction.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
Simple minds, presumably, are the easiest to manage.