I learned as a result of this thread that there's a lot more knowledge and experience I need to acquire if I want to hit a target out that far. Why do I want to? Because I want to.
There's always more to learn about this hobby/sport, regardless of how long you've been doing it. And heck, if I had to have a reason other than "because I want to" in order to keep shooting...well, then I'd be in trouble