Right now I'm sitting in a session moderated by the Atlantic's Corby Kummer, who is interviewing Gary Taubes, the guy who has taken all the fun out of Little Debbie snack cakes. I've brought my ten-year-old son to the session; he wants to speak up on behalf of glazed doughnuts. He would be quite popular for doing so. I'm moderating a bunch of sessions in the coming days on 9/11 and the future of counterterrorism, and I'll be posting interesting notions I hear about in this space whenever possible.
In the meantime, please read Alexis Madrigal's interesting ideas about ideas, and his coverage of the opening session of the Festival.
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