According to the director of the Campaign to End Genocide based in Washington, D.C. Dehumanization is the third stage of genocide:
http://www.genocidewatch.org/aboutgenocide/8stagesofgenocide.html

Are we animals? Well according to the theory of evolution yes technically we are, but I am not concerned about arguing cosmology here I am talking about the law that governs us as animals, which is dehumanizing. 290 more words