Alan Turing is the new face of Britain’s 50-pound note : worldnews From “World News”

Alan Turing spent his life, unwittingly perhaps, preserving the lives of the 1%, while the poor spent their blood fighting in a war that was thrust upon them by the actions of those in power. Seems fitting, surreally however, that the only ones who will get to spend the currency with his face on it will be the same type who brought the world to war to preserve their stranglehold on power. They took Alan’s work and his life, and now they are here to use his legacy in a half-mocking attempt at manufacturing closure.As most of the world lives on less than 5bucks a day (World Bank report), only a handful will ever have the luxury of using the bank note, let alone knowing about the vagaries that the man was put through.

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