"All animals are equal but some are more equal tha others" .... It goes to show that in the sight of God we are equal but in the sight of man we are not equal.
However, the pinky finger is the smallest finger on our hands, chop it off and see how well the rest will function. Regardless of who or what you are we need one another to function optimally.
The only time you look down on someone is when you offer a helping giving a helping hand, the only time you look up to someone is when you pray to the Almighty to assist that person.