Can you explain why you think this is blunting feelings? Since my intention would be for it to do the exact opposite.
If we look at the example you give: shielding a partner from having to read a “fuck you”. In that case you would read the message containing “fuck you” first and GPT-3 might suggest that this person is feeling sad, vulnerable and angry. In my perspective this is exactly the opposite of “blunting feelings”. I would be pointed towards the inner life of the other person.
Hmm. Maybe blunting isn’t the right word. I can’t really describe the feeling I want to point to, but it’s sort of like “tech elites translating the language of the masses into something the elites find more palatable”—if that makes sense.