Some people are better at maths than others: no one thinks you can be 'taught' to be a mathematical genius. And no one thinks of teaching, in that context, as a kind of forcing of the will. But there seems to be an idea of writing as an intuitive pastime which is being dishonestly subjected to counterintuitive methods.
I've raised chickens for their eggs for many, many years, and I must say that it is a most satisfying pastime. Keeping and caring for chickens means I know exactly how they are housed, what they eat, and what goes into their delicious eggs. A backyard chicken coop is an obtainable introduction to farm life - and nothing beats a homegrown egg!