it makes no sense to me that the map with with the all perks is the one where people have permanent storage and many already have 1000's of everything, ability to make permanent xp farms and all. And the map where all is hardcore is the one where people go because they just wanna build. In my head it makes perfect sense the other way around !!
what gnaz said. makes no sense to me either .Seasonal =perks . Permanent = no perks
More than anything it has to do with which part of our player base tend to use the map. A large chunk of the people playing on permanent, are also the people who don't have much time on their hand, and once in a while has a minute to play a little.
Essentially Permanent is intended to be the casual experience, while the people who have more time to play, tend to also like a bit more of a challenge.