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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.

1 comment:

edthemanicstreetpreacher said...

I was there myself. It was an embarrassment for the parties of God.

Here’s my write-up:

http://edthemanicstreetpreacher.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/hitchens-fry-post-mortem/