Peter Singer has argued that animals, like humans, deserve protection because of their ability to suffer.
While most evolutionists today reject scientific racism, with exceptions like James Watson — they have no necessary reason for doing so.
When science is considered the only route to knowledge, scientific experts are given the right to rule, and science becomes totalitarian.
Why the alarm? Remember, it only takes one judge.
This is an excellent move, a very visible and enthusiastic support for human exceptionalism and equal moral worth.