Intelligence Squared Debate “It’s wrong to pay for sex”

Rockefeller University, New York, NY

The goal of IQ2 US is to raise the level of public discourse on our most challenging issues. To provide a new forum for intelligent discussion, grounded in facts and informed by reasoned analysis. To transcend the toxically emotional and the reflexively ideological. To encourage recognition that the opposing side has intellectually respectable views. To engage the live audience as active participants who will ask questions and decide which speakers have carried the day by voting on the motions both before and after the debate.

For: Melissa Farley

For: Catharine Mackinnon

For: Wendy Shalit

Against: Sydney Barrows

Against: Tyler Cowen

Against: Lionel Tiger