If coffee allegedly tastes good, why does coffee breath smell so bad?

Checkmate, atheists.

@JordiGH damn you jordi

@codingquark Coffee is a foul-tasting drink taken for its effects, not its taste, and that's why people coat it in milk and sugar to try to ease it down their throats. This is the hill I'm willing to die on.

@JordiGH what is a foul taste? Is it not just some neurons firing and our brains calling it "foul" vs "yum"?

Eventually brain starts interpreting it as "not foul, probably okay" and then as "yum". Neurons are now tuned.

What's real and what isn't?

@codingquark Lies! Fake news! Propaganda!

You will never tune my neurons!

@JordiGH
But with real cream and just a bit of sugar, it tastes good. Most recipes require more than one ingredient.
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