Train with Clean & Presses for a while, and see if you still do not buy it.
Of course, if you've never been exposed to challenge outside of the gym, then I suppose it could be considered pointless.
I've seen both sides of this make the same arguments over various boards and articles for ages.
Try it. I know it works because I have gotten the results. Others who have trained with/under me have reaped similar benefits. Maybe we're all exceptions, though. Maybe not.
\"Kill the spiders...to save the butterflies. It's rational until you realize that, by striving for it, you become a spider yourself.\"
\"You are what you do when it counts.\" -The Masao
If I become as you, then who will be like me?