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The fact that people tend to resist change (true) is logically independent of the fact that safety features carry real costs that may not be worth the benefit (also true). Finding examples of unjustified complaints is not a good argument that most complaints are unjustified.

People get used to anything. Their failure to realize what they are missing is not a good measure how much they are missing. Indeed, the people who are most able to assess the cost of the new compared to the old are exactly the old timers who have experienced both, not the new comers who haven't.




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