Thursday, 6 September 2007

Muslim enlightenment?

IN SYDNEY ON HER recent visit, Ayaan Hirsi Ali didn't cause the whole city to shut down, but she did appear in a roundtable discussion on the nature and future of Islam that would have shut down Tehran if they'd heard it.

She argues in the latest Free Radical that the Muslim world can achieve an enlightenment of ideas in far less time that it took the West: she explains in this video of the Sydney roundtable discussion why and how that's both possible, and urgently necessary:
Enlightening Islam - Ayaan Hirsi Ali, CIS [video].

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