what are you talking about? it's all about money. People said Astralis is boring = people dont wanna watch. When people dont watch = less money. So Astralis "lose" to make scene more interesting and when more people watch, they start dominate again.
"It's just cbble being removed"
Astralis masters dust2
"It's just them being good on nuke"
Nobody else proves even close to as good on it
"It's just the smoke bug"
Stomp tournament with no smoke bug
"It's the Aug"