Knowing that the system as viewed from 8 is actually nomic is useful and will continue to pay off in many ways in the future.
Down a notch, however, the conclusion is:
The non-self-reflexive life is not worth living.
At least not to self-reflexive people.
To non-self-reflexive people, it’s probably just fine right up until they reflect on the possibility that new and wonderous things open to them by becoming self-reflexive.
And all things being equal, the blue deck wins.