"If you want to make your enemy into something you can hate, you first remove his humanity... Make them only icons. When they are seen as a type, and not as individuals, they are easy for a fanatical mind to grasp - and hate."
Mercedes Lackey in Storm Warning
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"I'm thinking as how it would take a mighty stupid person to be making that particular mistake."
"And has it been your observation that most blind, pigheaded, dyed-in-the-wool bigots aren't stupid?" Kaeritha inquired.
"Not to mention easy to manipulate," Brandark added, and Bahzell nodded unhappily.
"Aye, there's truth enough in that," he conceded. "I'd sooner be able to say there wasn't, but wishing won't make it so."
David Weber in Wind Rider's Oath