Skip to comments.Hirsi Ali shines in debate on Islam
Posted on 04/20/2016 8:10:21 AM PDT by george76
New York was recently the scene of a heated debate on the status of Muslim women under Islamic law.
In it, one of the bravest women in the world, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, faced off against three other Muslim women and a hostile moderator, Barkha Dutt.
Dutt, known for her soft spot for Muslims in her own country of India,
Hirsi Ali immediately recognized she was being set up to run a gauntlet of criticism and so chose to go for the jugular.
I reject Islamic law because its totalitarian ... because its bigoted and especially bigoted against women Where Islamic law becomes the law of the land ... women will need a male guardian, child marriage is reintroduced, you will be disinherited. If you are raped its your fault, and you will get stoned to death ... I reject Islamic law because its inherently hostile to women. It is so bigoted.
To applause from the audience, Hirsi Ali concluded: We will not defeat and we will not eradicate these practices, unless we talk about the principle, and the principle is enshrined in the Islamic law, unreformed.
One of the most heated moments occurred when Hirsi Ali brought up the issue of child marriage, giving the example of Prophet Muhammads marriage to Aisha, who Islamic scholars insist was only six at marriage, while the marriage was consummated when she was only nine.
That is Islamic law, Hirsi Ali asserted.
It seems conflicts within Islam that began 1,400 years ago on the deathbed of Prophet Muhammad, are going to be with us for as long as we Muslims remain oblivious to our surroundings.
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I reject Islam because I love Jesus and the Father, not Satan.
We will not defeat and we will not eradicate these practices, unless we talk about the principle, and the principle is enshrined in the Islamic law, unreformed
Islam cannot be reformed.
Anyone who tries is subject to death.
Submit or die.
Mad Mo made it so.
Barkha Dutt sounds like a character from a Star Wars movie.
Hirsi Ali ping!
Maybe Hirsi Ali will become Islam’s Martin Luther. It’s about time some brave Muslim nails 95 theses to the mosque door.
“Barkha Dutt sounds like a character from a Star Wars movie.”
Darkha Butt sounds like a character from a gay porn movie.
Islam is a death cult started by a pedophile that hated women .
Their Allah - Satan - never had a son.
I agree! And Muslims do not worship the God of the Trinity.
Islam is the religion of death.
Just about finished her book “Infidel”. Well worth the read. Wife beating and forced marriages is the rule NOT the exception in Islam. What surprised me is that generally Dutch officials and leaders went out of their way to protect her and her right to free speech. I don’t think she would have had the same sort of support in the US.
I see it as more of an ideology - one of looting and justifying wealth through conquest.
Hirsi Ali was speaking at a university a few years ago and some Muslim students had showed up to protest. When female Muslim student shouted: “What gives you the right to insult Islam?”, Hirsi Ali answered: “The First Amendment”.
No reform is possible. Any reform would constitute an entirely new religion and reformers incur a death penalty to be carried out at any time by any Moslem. There are several of these “reformed” Moslem religions already i.e. Sikhs and Alawites and Druzes etc.
“Darkha Butt sounds like a character from a gay porn movie.”
Almost spit my coffee all over my keyboard!
and/or get the book
The Islamic War has continued for 1400 years and must continue until there are no infidels in the world or no Mohammedans.
Should the islamics eliminate her expect media silence.
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