||"Plants are not people", you say. Fine. No-one will argue with you. To follow up, you say "Animals are not people.". That's OK too -- only a handful of extremist "animal rights" terrorists disagree. Next, you say "Foreigners are not people". A few hand-wringing liberals might duck out, but people will generally still support you. Nationalism is popular this time of year. Then comes "Protestants are not people". Well yes, obviously, they're openly flouting the rule of God, aren't they? And if we say "Atheists are not people", we're not saying anything untrue, are we? But then you make the fatal mistake and say "Jews are not people". Jews! Oh no, Godwin was right! Suddenly people start drawing moustaches and swastikas on your photo, and saying "Mein dogg hast no nose!". It's too late. You've failed. Back to the garden with you, you tyrant.
adequacy.org -- because it isn't