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What you really seem to be complaining about here is the lack of ability to first AGREE on a definition, then stick to it when the definition is used against you. Quite frankly, given how you're referencing socrates without getting into plato's metaphysics (which deals exactly with your argument, trying to define what a person is given that physical characteristics can change.)

If I define a person as a being capable of building tools and using them... but you insist that only HUMANS can be a person, well that creates a categorical difference betw... (read more)