4 reasons to knit socks:
1) Hand knit socks are the most comfortable socks anyone will ever wear.
2) Knitting socks has passed virtually unchanged throughout history.
You are doing what knitters have done for hundreds of years.
3) Turning a heel makes you feel smart
4) Sock projects are portable and fit in a pocket or bag.
At Knit;s End - Meditations for Women who Knit too much. Stephanie Pearl-McPhee - The Yarn Harlot