Here's a classic clip that showed on Qatar television a few years ago. It's a debate between female talk show host Al-Shazli and a lawyer named Dr. Ibrahim Elias. I have seen some videos like this before, but Elias has some choice quotes. Here are a few to chew on:

The phenomenon of beatings is widespread, but does religion support beatings? No, religion is a means of therapy. When Allah said in the Koran "and beat them," he didn't establish it as a rule, but as a means of therapy.

Oh, so beating your wife is just like giving her a couple pills for a headache. Nice.

For example, a man comes home from work and finds his wife watching TV. She doesn't even get up to make him food. He tells her once, twice, and asks again. If only once he would raise his voice and beat her, she would get up to prepare food for him and by the next day she'd be obedient. This will last for a week and when she forgets, he will remind her. Let's admit it, the woman was created from a crooked rib.

Thanks to Tiberiu for the scoop! You can view the transcript here.

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