Debate: 'Islam is a Religion of Peace'
Date: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
Ms. Ayaan Hirsi Ali says "no monotheistic religion can be a religion of peace... no monotheistic religion is a religion of peace, and definitely not Islam..."
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Q&A section of the debate answers the audience member's question: "If Islam is not a religion of peace, is it possible for it to become one?
Website of the debate here: http://intelligencesquaredus.org/index.php/past-debates/islam/#dm-col-a
Full Transcript of the debate: http://intelligencesquaredus.org/wp-content/uploads/islam-peace-100610.pdf
Via Vimeo [full video]:
Douglas Murray on Islam: "...to say Islam is a religion of peace ...is nonsense; it is to ignore the reality.... it is to ignore very difficult but necessary facts...to say that Islam is a religion of peace is to say something based entirely on hope. It is to elevate a hope into truth, and I hope as you know history tells us it is a very bad thing to do!