Final Reminder

 Posted by on 13 October 2006 at 12:52 pm  Uncategorized
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Your final reminder about next weekend’s conference in Boston:

Jihad Against the West: The Real Threat and the Right Response

What: A series of lectures and a panel discussion examining the threat of Islamic totalitarianism to the West and how best to combat it

Sponsored by: Objectivist Conferences (OCON) and the Ayn Rand Institute

Who: Yaron Brook, president of the Ayn Rand Institute; Daniel Pipes, director of the Middle East Forum; Robert Spencer, director of Jihad Watch; Flemming Rose, Danish editor who commissioned the Muhammad cartoons; Peter Schwartz, author of “The Foreign Policy of Self-Interest: A Moral Ideal for America”; and John Lewis, assistant professor of history at Ashland University

Where: Boston World Trade Center Amphitheater, Boston, MA

When: Oct. 21, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Oct. 22, from 10:00 AM to 12:40 PM


Saturday, Oct. 21
9:15 AM to 10:30 AM
“No Substitute for Victory: Military Offense and the Defeat of Islamic Totalitarianism”: a lecture by John Lewis explaining the necessity of totally defeating the governments that support Islamic terrorism

10:45 AM to 11:55 AM
“Muhammad and His Relevance Today”: a lecture by Robert Spencer examining the crucial role of Muhammad’s life in the motivation and ideology of Islamic jihadists

1:30 PM to 2:45 PM
“Radical Islam and the War on Terror”: a lecture by Daniel Pipes explaining why the West must defeat radical Islam and replace it with a moderate form of Islam

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
“Jihad Against the West: The Real Threat and the Right Response”: a panel discussion with Yaron Brook, Daniel Pipes and Flemming Rose on the Islamic threat to the West and how best to combat it

Sunday, Oct. 22
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
“Islam and Europe after the Cartoon Crisis–Clash of Cultures or Coexistence of Civilizations?”: a lecture by Flemming Rose on the current encounter between the West and Islam in Europe

11:25 AM to 12:40 PM
“Defending Freedom: The Principled vs. the Pragmatic Approach”: a lecture by Peter Schwartz criticizing the pragmatic approach to conducting foreign policy and explaining why only the consistent adherence to the right principles can lead to success in defending America.

Admission: $55 per lecture [but free for students]

For more details on these events, the lectures or the speakers, please e-mail [email protected] or visit

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