Wow, the author of that The Week article is a bit of a tool. Among the many things I could poke, I’m going to go with
I guess people that live on their own haven’t learned how to be human then. :trollface:
As many people have pointed out, eating Soylent doesn’t mean that you don’t see or interact with anyone else, and it doesn’t prevent you from eating “conventional” food, either daily or going out for special occasions. Like his homeless buddy and the steak, really. He doesn’t have a steak dinner for every meal, after all. It’s something special, which he treasures. Surely that would go really well with having Soylent for when he can’t afford the whole dining experience, rather than having to worry about cooking rice or whatever.