On 19 April 2012 in London, Atheist Ireland chairperson Michael Nugent debated Sami Zaatari of the Muslim Debate Initiative. The topic was: Is religion less relevant to modern society?
Here are Sami and Michael’s opening contributions to the debate.
And here is the rest of the debate, including three rounds of rebuttals by each speaker, questions from the audience, and summaries from both speakers.
First round of rebuttals by Sami and Michael (12 minutes each)
Second round of rebuttals by Sami and Michael (8 minutes each)
Third round of rebuttals by Sami and Michael (4 minutes each)
Sami and Michael answer questions from the audience (14 minutes each)
Summaries by Sami and Michael (4 minutes each)