I think it's because we watched it last night. This scene makes me feel strangely nostalgic for my high school years, and sums up more of it than you might think.
The first man to raise a fist is the man who's run out of ideas. H.G. WELLS
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. FEYNMAN If this is monkey pee, you're on your own.SCULLY