Came from TheSohoForum debate between Christopher Preble (!) and Richard Epstein (!!!). The topic (and resolution, since R.E. won):
“The United States should be prepared to use force in defense of friendly nations even when not subject to the direct threat of force.”
Broadcast guys from C-SPAN were taping, so look up their programming.
I am in owe. No, rapture would be closer. Haven’t been at the event as free-thinking, the atmosphere as intelligent, the participants as eloquent and brilliant since…since before the Recession. When I listened to talk by David Friedman; read: 7 yrs at least.
Boy, how I longed for it – only when one gets it back, it suddenly becomes clear: yes! this is what was missing in my by-necessity over-cautious life.
Thank you for the pointer, Gerard.