Dehumanized people don’t count
I’m noticing a disturbing trend online that only seems to be getting worse. Perhaps it’s always been this bad, but it really feels like it’s growing. The trend is people using words to dehumanize others that they don’t agree with.
The reason for this was explained nicely in Peter Bevelin’s book “ Seeking Wisdom “:
“We tend to dislike people who have been dehumanized — for example…