Omnivore: It is fine if you want to stop eating animals, but respect my right to choose to keep doing so. Slaveholder: It is fine if you don't want to have slaves, but respect my property rights. Anti-Semite: Why is what is happening in Germany, my problem?
Speciesist: What would happen to all the people who work for companies like Smithfield if we stopped eating animals? It is the only job they have. Racist: What would happen to the slave holder if all his slaves went free? He has a lot of money tied up in his slaves and depends on their labor to survive. Anti-Semite: How can we fund the war effort if we do not repossess the wealth of the Jews? It funds a major portion of the war effort.
Omnivore: Don't judge me for my dietary choices. I'm a good person. Slaveholder: "I am a planter - a cotton planter. I am a Southern man and a slaveholder - a kind and a merciful one, I trust - and none the worse for being a slaveholder." J.C. Calhoun Anti-Semite: "I think all Nazis didn't see themselves as bad people. I've never met a racist yet who thought he was a racist. Or an anti-Semite who thought they were anti-Semitic." Norman Jewison