01/04/2013 01:06 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

The Atlantic Takes On The Atlantic's Take On Online Dating

First, the Atlantic said that online dating is ruining traditional marriage. Then, a day later, they said that it wasn’t.

Confused? Of course you are.

Journalist Dan Slater wrote a piece for the Atlantic print edition about a man named Jacob who, through the magic of online dating, has been able to meet and sleep with many women and he is no longer interested in getting married. In response, Atlantic editor Alexis Madrigal took to the Atlantic’s website to refute Slater and his “spineless” argument with a lot of data and somewhere around 1,800 words.

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