But "they" don't get that. And it isn't "illogical", as emotional thought processing has a clear and definite logic behind it. It is simply a very primitive, limited, and quite often flawed logic.
Again, that concept is beyond their ability to comprehend. And surfacing the subject invokes such a strong emotional reaction, that they trap themselves in ignorance. And "we're" cold, arrogant, and unkind bastards for calling "a spade, a spade".