Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry demolish Catholic Church in debate
"I have just witnessed a rout" was the observation by journalist Andrew Brown of The Telegraph. The topic of debate was "The Catholic Church is a force for good." The debate was put on by the organization Intelligence Squared. Prior to and after the debate a tally was taken on how many people supported and opposed the proposition. After the debate 774 people had moved to the negative, against the proposition.