Friday 21 July 2017

Scalped on the altar of tolerance. Great work, gay lobby

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Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

So, picture the scene – you're a computer expert who is widely hailed by your peers as outstanding in your field.

Unfortunately, you have been found guilty of a thought crime that goes against the orthodoxy and therefore you must be banished.

That sounds awfully like the despicable fate suffered by the great Alan Turing, the genius who cracked Enigma and was, as his reward, persecuted for the simple fact that he was gay.

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