A "choose your own adventure" story
It provides first class functions and makes it simple to compose these function objects into bundles of awesome. Even though I'm an OO "true believer" at heart, I find myself composing my code using functional concepts, and use the OO approach where there's a clear benefit or where I feel that it's the best way to communicate the interface.
Object-oriented software design is by no means the only way to do software design, but it's been an immensely successful model for a very long time now, and provides a clear and well-understood mental model for thinking and communicating about software. Lots of good ideas like encapsulation, delegation, traits and composition fit well into OO design.