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[4]: The Rosa Parks Principle
by kwan_e on Sun 16th Dec 2012 07:49 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: The Rosa Parks Principle"
kwan_e
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2007-02-18

Rosa Parks action, and the support by the community, said "no-one should be subject to segregation".


You also miss the point that they needed something to give the Montgomery Bus Boycott political legitimacy, and the trial of Rosa Parks, someone with good social standing, was that occasion.

Alan Turing is the person for this occasion, no matter the intent of Stephen Hawking (refer to my explanation of your logical fallacy.

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