02 October 2013

Italian ‘anti-homophobia’ bill reminiscent of Maoist/Stalinist politics | LifeSiteNews.com

Italian ‘anti-homophobia’ bill reminiscent of Maoist/Stalinist politics | LifeSiteNews.com

Roger Scruton is a prominent English political philosopher at Oxford and St. Andrew's University in Scotland. He spoke to an Italian journalist about a bill passed by the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

The language and ideas behind the bill, he said, are a form of Orwellian 'Newspeak' being used to create the idea in the public mind that there is a vast malignant force of discrimination and intolerance. He said it is reminiscent of the methods used by the Soviet Union and Maoist China to suppress political dissent.

But I'm sure the bill's proponents will point out that the man's a heretic against their new world religion-substitute and must be punished.

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