Jennifer Wilson has written something I have been trying to express for a while, it's that term "objectification". It's one of those terms that seems to be the catch all for something we don't like, but not sure why.
Read it here
"Today we need the humanities as much as ever, because we still need to
cultivate our capacity for mutual respect, understanding and compassion,
and this has always been the contribution that the humanities have made
to education." Martha C. Nussbaum