You are beginning to sound like oralloy, Infra. The difference, sometimes you seem to make sense.
"In and of itself, I think that being concise is preferable to being wordy."
"In and of itself" is a good example of the type of wordy that you do all the time, the kind of wordy that every English speaker does. Wordiness is one way we express politeness, how we make language softer.
What might be your guidelines for dropping polite wordiness?
Wordiness that we could all lose with no loss to language are these silly canards like your completely contradictory dictum on conciseness.