Even outside of the context of the article it is taken from, this opening paragraph by Ruben Schade is right on the money (emphasis mine):

You know the online refrain facts over feelings? Aside from unintentionally belying a lack of emotional intelligence, it posits that a perfectly logical world without human affordances is possible, expected, or desirable. The first two are false; we’re not robots. The latter belongs in the purview of psychopaths and handsome fictional detectives.

Trying to debate anything with anyone online is a pretty pointless exercise, but I do hope there’s a special place in hell for all of the pretend hyper-rationalists that use this kind of argument.

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