No no no no no.
Counterfactuals are there so that you can compare them to things that correspond to the observable, actual world and thereby distinguish it from merely possible ones.
It doesn't have anything to do with people's feelings about facts. And a counterfactual analysis isn't a rhetorical trick to validate things that didn't happen, if anything, they're the opposite.
You see...a pimp's love is very different from that of a square.
Dating a stripper is like eating a noisy bag of chips in church. Everyone looks at you in disgust, but deep down they want some too.
What exactly is logic? -Magnus Anderson
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