Like pouring gasoline on fire, thinking it's water—and then retrieving more. You are correct, "it's a liquid", but it's not gonna dowse! Like tic-tac-toe, or stupid rules... they may be valid, and fighting over them is bananas!
One may be able to write a Lit essay with a calculator. Life is still not a math quiz. To go around answering questions for others... we're all C+ students at BEST. But we meddle. No wonder so many people ignore the test and make fart noises.
An enemy is the worst thing one can have.