In for it!
Most android users are not tech nerds like I am, I'm all for it.What are your views on sideloading apps not from an official source? I'm almost sure iphone users can't do it at all (correct me if that's wrong apple peeps) and most android users are reluctant to do so.
I don't see a difference between downloading from a non google source for my phone and downloading from a generic software repository for my pc like source forge or download.com.
There are several credible non-soul-sucking Google play alternatives.