“Western Values” Debate

via Intelligence Squared and the Spectator Online.

Debated:  “We should not be reluctant to assert the superiority of western values.”

If you’ve missed the I2 debates, you really have missed… they’re worth investigating.

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  1. And, for bonus points, what sleight of hand is EACH side performing, eh?

  2. blackpine

     /  October 17, 2007

    A few folks didn’t alter their response, they altered the questions, “What he said was this, but what he really meant was this, so here are my facts and figures.” Tariq Ramadan as the worst.

  3. happycrow

     /  October 17, 2007

    I was disappointed that they focused so much on the Islamic cultures, to the detriment of several other aspects of western culture that would have made a better debate.


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