25 July. I loved this piece. I have copied it from The Independent, courtesy: Mr John Thomas!
Asked to give a talk on the Middle East last week, I read on my invitation: “We want to bring visionaries, innovators, doers, funders, connectors, and their community into one space…With all of these people gathered into one space, it’s inevitable that sparks will happen, ideas will find momentum, and positive change will take [sic] birth.”
Now I have not the slightest intention of participating in this particular “