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Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto, CA 94303
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4.9 average rating
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10 events
1 review
0 stars
attended May 25 2010

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a very intelligent and courageous critic of Islam. The hour-long discussion was very high level and engaging. I would like to attend other events featuring this speaker.

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2 stars
attended May 25 2010

I have not read her books, though I have seen other shorter interviews. I was impressed by her thoughtful answers to some difficult issues. In particular I was happy to hear her explain her reasoning behind suggesting some Muslims convert to...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended May 25 2010

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was amazing and the event was very well organized.

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Website

https://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/open.asp?show=1747

Description

A former member of Dutch parliament and long time human rights advocate, Ayann Hirsi Ali has lived in constant threat for her outspoken beliefs and collaboration with controversial director Theo van Gogh.

Her journey from “Infidel” continues as Ayann discusses starting her new life in America, reconciling with her Islamic past, and the personal struggles of learning to adapt to Western values.

About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.

Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.