One of the greatest inventions, IMHO of the 21st Century. I have 2 of them sitting next to me, one with a touch-screen on it, one with HiFi stereo hat. And a Pi Zero running the front-door camera. About the only thing comparable in terms of ready computability is the Arduino, but being Italian, I don't think it's a major priority for the Royal Mail.
Please don't tell me that £1.50 is standard First Class postage, though. The USA just went up to 50¢.
Incidentally, they've now managed to produce superconductors that operate at 40°F/4°C. Should be about good for Brighton in August. Now if they can just come up with a way to produce the material without exerting so much pressure that diamond anvils won't crack.
Being persecuted doesn't in any way prove your righteousness or your beliefs. Many people get persecuted because they are repugnant or annoying. Or just because they can be.