The weight added by an airbag or ABS does not effect the difference in the feel of driving a car in such a way as auto vs manual does. I can't believe you're even drawing a comparison between the two, as they are in no way similar. A paddle shifter may make the car mircroseconds quicker in a straight line, but people over the age of 16 don't give a shit about that. Yes, it makes complete business sense for Ferrari to do this, but it still sucks. Shut up.