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What: Lecture by Flemming Rose on "Why Publish the Danish Cartoons?"

When: Monday, December 4, 2006 at 7:30 pm

Where: Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law School Building, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Flemming Rose is the Cultural Editor for the Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, the person who commissioned and then published the cartoons of Mohammed that became known as the Danish Cartoons. First published September 30, 2005, they created a furor around the world last spring. These dramatic events were caused by one man and one newspaper, with the able assistance of 12 political cartoonists.

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Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Mon Dec 4th, 2006 at 08:48:44 AM EST
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Ah, so Mr. Rose got his slot in the US lecture circuit as a reward for stirring up some shit.

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Dec 4th, 2006 at 08:52:22 AM EST
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He is also being "promoted" by the Ayn Rand nuts at the objectivistclub.

http://boc.objectivistclubs.org/

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Mon Dec 4th, 2006 at 09:25:55 AM EST
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Why do the folks here dislike the cartoons? I was mostly indifferent myself.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Mon Dec 4th, 2006 at 03:53:30 PM EST
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Not all of us did. I think there was some quite intense debate.

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by Starvid on Mon Dec 4th, 2006 at 04:27:01 PM EST
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"Quite?"

Oh, brave irony!

by Nomad on Mon Dec 4th, 2006 at 05:38:31 PM EST
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