Rather than teach everyone to code, let's teach them to think. The coding can come later; it's easier.
What I should have said: The more you know about the fundamentals of computing the more you will benefit. Learning should never stop.
No one had a larger effect on the world of today, yet he's all but unknown. He showed that information is digital. newyorker.com/tech/elements/…
The readability of programs is immeasurably more important than their writeability. Hints on Programming Language Design, C.A.R. Hoare 1973
Have you tried turning it off and just leaving it off and getting on with your life?