I'd be willing to bet that you'd be far more accurate with a scope you suck at using than you would be with a gun with no sights.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.