Freedom and tolerance are two sides of the same coin, and both are under pressure. We all need to develop thicker skin.
We need a serious debate about free speech in a globalized world in order to avoid ad hoc, short-term decisions to calm emotions.
Leading Nazis, such as Joseph Goebbels and Theodor Fritsch were all prosecuted by the Weimar Republic for their anti-Semitic speech.
In Hirsi Ali’s view, we need more depictions of Muhammad, including an Islamic version of Monty Python’s Jesus comedy, The Life of Brian.