This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics.
0:00 Intro & having the Covid Vaccine
6:15 Has Jeremy Corbyn been vaccinated? Is it fair to even ask?
9:40 The latest bout of Israel V Palestine conflict.
17:52 The shocking scenes of anti-Semitism at pro-Palestine rallies.
22:47 The attack on the home of Muslim Youtuber Abu Layth.
25:48 The outcome of the Batley grammar school investigation over Muhammed cartoons.
32:23 Praise for The National Secular Society
34:02 Shout out to the Batley Binmen Massive
35:56 The shooting of activist Sasha Johnson
38:42 Diane Abbott’s comments on the Sasha Johnson shooting
41:23 Commemorating the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder
49:00 Forced ‘diversity’.
53:33 Iram watches some more 80s movies
56:12 Fat-shaming Stephen
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This week on The Knight Tube, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes author and ex-Muslim activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali (@Ayaan). They discuss Ayaan’s new book ‘Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women's Rights’.
Video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/fbSPoGtAyew
3:40 Start of interview
4:46 On Richard Dawkins and the American Humanist Association
08:01 Is Ayaan still an atheist?
10:25 Is Islamic reform a worthy endeavour? Maajid Nawaz and the closure of Quilliam
12:52 The 5 key elements required for a modernised Islam
15:21 Is it any easier to discuss Islamic fundamentalism now?
19:13 Does Ayaan feel betrayed by the modern feminist movement?
23:03 Is Islamic fundamentalism an important topic in the USA?
24:53 The ‘Dawah’ infrastructure
26:55 What are ‘Western Values’?
29:06 How do we fix the failings of multi-culturalism?
31:37 Do you have to learn to get used to smears? And the far-right
34:30 Is it fair to select immigrants based on religious background?
36:59 Ayaan as a beneficiary of immigration/asylum
38:50 Is sexual violence really connected to immigration? How do you know?
43:51 The late and great Christopher Hitchens.
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