If you have a gun and 2 bullets.
If you find yourself in a room with a snake, a lawyer and a crooked police officer
Put both bullets in the cop and watch the snake take the freaked lawyer .
Typing this just spurred the realization that Harry being a Parseltongue might have been metaphorical expression that you shouldn't fear or judge those with abilities you don't have.
Or intelligence isn't to be feared.
In that world it was usually associated with darker personalities but it was merely a trait like intelegence
As we are already in the realm of what if it's probably worth noting you might have a serious problem if the lawyer or the cop is a parseltongue
But there's still an off chance you have a seriously moral snake