I, for one, don’t agree with the premise: human beings are bad at memorizing things. Not only are we great at memorizing things, but should a pattern evolve where we do something often, we can do it without effort – without thinking of it (seemingly).
Humans are terrible at remembering to follow a process correctly every time, even when they know it’s important. Eg hospitals periodically have someone observe staff for hand washing between patients and doctors regularly score poorly.
Which is why checklists are used to improve surgical safety.
Or takeoffs checklist
How do we not that’s forgetfulness not laziness?
Yeah, right until we go on holiday for a few weeks. Anyway, the evidence and practices in other industries obviously show that this isn’t true, as others have pointed out.
Most plane crashes seem to be a good counterexample to your argument.