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Armed with a little trickery, you can make the block plane perform a wide variety of tasks.
Hang around enough woodshops (or Internet discussion groups) with a block plane in your hand and you’ll eventually be derided for owning a “carpenter’s tool.”
It’s a criticism that I’ve never understood.