I have been playing RE since the 90s, and RE6 is a masterpiece. Whereas RE7 felt like an engine demo.To think someone who is on a Resident Evil forum would say that RE6 is better than 7 in almost any way blows my mind but to each their own. Re6 almost destroyed the franchise meanwhile RE7 brought in so many new fans. I do agree to a point that RE7 had very loose connections to the rest of the series but after 6 it almost had to cut ties honestly, the overarching story of the franchise at this point is so nonsensical I don't know how they keep it going other than having a new setting each time.
When I think Resident Evil, games such as RE1, OG RE2, REmake, RE5, RE6 come to mind.
Not Outlast with guns. Which is what RE7 felt like.
Your mind doesn't need to be blown. It's not uncommon to like 6 over 7.