Mr Square, a sensible sort, did not believe in the absurd notion of the third dimension.
The added third dimension of depth offers endless scope for design and can be much more exciting and challenging than flat, two-dimensional work.
The study of geography was advanced by improvements in cartography (see MAP), not only in the methods of survey and projection, but in the representation of the third dimension by means of contour lines introduced by Philippe Buache in 1737, and the more remarkable because less obvious invention of isotherms introduced by Humboldt in 1817.
Painting being less real than sculpture, because lacking the third dimension of space, and a kind of dream, admitted of much greater freedom of treatment than this last.
They are easier to create and animate because the third dimension doesn't need to be considered.