Thank you for a very entertaining morning read +1
Also thank you gGeorg for an entertaining review, I agree with your points +1
But not really outside because there is no wrong way to play.
I think I may download 0.14 and travel back in time to join you...
Take a look at the console commands, you can remove pollution/biters/nests, go to peaceful mode, lots of options... https://wiki.factorio.com/Console#Enemy ... on_scripts