Since when did stomp pads become infamous? If people want to use stomp pads then obviously, they think it'll benefit them and realistically, stomp pads do help! Sorry we all can't be a badass like you. I use it, it helps me greatly when getting off of the lifts. I think I'll be a mess if it weren't for them. Stomp pads have their purposes, let people choose accordingly.
This is integral if you're trying to not look like a douche bag.
Or better yet, go buy a car without ABS. You don't need ABS to stop a car. Then let us know what's up.