I've been watching some of the debate (or row, to be more accurate) between LudditeReturns and Inmendham on YouTube. It's raised a few interesting issues which I thought I'd bring up here. I may simplifying the positions somewhat, but even if I am my outlines will serve as a general delineation of a standard quarrel between ANs and their opponents.
Of course, there are those who claim it doesn't need to be: party on, and if there's "collateral damage" that's just tough and let's barrel on until the axe falls. This is the position Gary rages against and terms 'nihilism'.