Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Dec 2012 19:11 UTC
In the News "Peers and scientists including Professor Stephen Hawking are once again pushing for an official pardon for codebreaker Alan Turing. Turing's death from cyanide poisoning in 1954 was ruled a suicide, coming after his conviction for gross indecency at a time when homosexuality was illegal." The fact that he still hasn't been pardoned is an utter disgrace.
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RE: And justice for some...
by JAlexoid on Mon 17th Dec 2012 01:40 UTC in reply to "And justice for some..."
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And you consider yourself to be an equal of Turing or Hawking?

I wonder.. If you were in a lifeboat that had one seat left and the last two people on board of the ship were Turing(knowing his contributions) and a random bloke. Would you actually give a thought about condemning Turing to death?

If you chose Turing, which would be chosen by any sane thinking man, then you are no better than the person you are decrying.

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