Cambridge lecturer seen comparing homosexuals to arsonists in YouTube clip
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A leading Cambridge University lecturer, who has been described as "a role model for British and European Muslims", has made the news after the reappearance of a clip showing him expressing unfavourable views on homosexuality. Tim Winter, director of studies in theology at Wolfson College, Cambridge, said homosexuality is the "ultimate inversion." Speaking at a Q&A session in America during the mid-90s Winter went on to tell the audience he feels homosexuals are “ignorant people.” Not happy at leaving his feelings on the matter at that Winter continued his attack on the homosexual community saying "you don't even understand what your bodies are for... how ignorant can you get? Even the animals know. It's the ultimate inversion, an abuse of the body.” The professor, who is ranked the 50th most influential Muslim in the world, compared someone who is gay to being an arsonist: "Arson, for instance... is attributed by many modern scientists to a certain genetic configuration... that's no argument for legalising what they do. So the claim that a human being is born with this particular tendency [homosexuality] and so should be legalised is neither here nor there... It is no argument."
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