A: "I just set up a cloud instance by running some shell commands by hand."
B: "You shouldn't do that, because of X and Y and Z. You should learn Puppet or Chef."
A: "Wait... did you just tell me to go spend thirty hours banging my head against solid objects, in exchange for nebulous benefits that I can't even perceive yet?"
B: "Why, yes, I believe I did!"
Ansible feels much less embarrassing to advocate.