Even a cell needs laws and enforcers. When the enforcers don’t do their jobs, crime increases in cities and in cells.
It is hard to fathom that such a highly complex, hierarchical mechanism of information storage on a microscopic scale could come about purely by chance.
The jewels of the microbial world, when seen with new nano-scale imaging techniques, look like little modernist cathedrals.
For my part, I think it’s better to approach the data without assumptions and to let the evidence speak for itself.
If one visualizes the recoil action of large guns on ships as they fire, that is perhaps what the EA (export apparatus) is doing for the T3SS.