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Reducing man to simply another animal in a real sense de-humanizes us, with disastrous effects in areas from social policy to the interpretation of art and literature, which the author touches on in engaging asides.
In Brief: Science Gerald Russello 2012
It de-humanizes and demonizes the "opposition" in total contrast to the values that Obama I think is trying to emphasize in our country today in his search for admittedly elusive middle ground.
What's the Connection?: Obama, an anti-abortion poster child? Debra W. Haffner 2009
Impersonability de-humanizes the individual and is what suffering is all about.
Keith Ward, Big Questions in Science and Religion 2: How Will the Universe End? James F. McGrath 2008
The attitude towards the unborn, that uplifts him as a family member when he is wanted, but de-humanizes when he is not, is the greatest bigotry of all.
Unborn Children Suffer from a Double Standard Suzanne 2006
The sexual sensation of pleasure carried to the extreme limit "de-animalizes" animals as it "de-humanizes" human beings; because it drowns the consciousness of personality.
The Complex Vision John Cowper Powys 1917
I know how people protest against these reports because they "reduce us all down to numbers" and by doing so de-humanizes and de-mystifies this very human and mysterious experience of the Divine.