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Stephen Fry reveals in the Daily Telegraph how the Internet “saved his soul.” I suppose I should not be surprised to hear that spiritual salvation can now come from cyberspace. After all, the Vatican is planning to train a special group of priests to deal with the conversion of extra-terrestrial beings.

Still, the Fry case is worth looking at a little more closely. As we all know, following his very public desertion of the West End stage, he felt he needed to get away for a while to work out a few things. I suppose we have all felt like…

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