You claim that hikers who does not do what you do are "stupid", "dumb" and make you "rage" and "cringe". All this is not because they are endangering themselves, but only because they are getting their shoes wet! laugh

As someone who says he has 'thru hiked the AT & the long trail & lives in Alaska & crossed more rivers and streams than you can estimate', perhaps you have heard the expression:

Hike Your Own Hike