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    Religion on Trial

    From FreedomFest 2010 held at Bally’s in Las Vegas, a debate on religion featured authors Dinesh D’Souza (Life After Death) and Steven Landsburg (The Big Questions). The debate…

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    Debate on Abolishing the Federal Reserve

    A debate was held on the usefulness of the Federal Reserve in light of the recent economic downturn. Participating in the debate were Warren Coats and John Fund, who defended reforming…

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    Debate on Intelligent Design

    A debate on the merits of intelligent design theory was held at FreedomFest 2008. George Gilder Stephen Meyer, both from the Discovery Institute, argued for intelligent design, and Michael…

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    Book Discussion on The Real Crash

    Peter Schiff talked about his book The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy---How to Save Yourself and Your Country. He argued that the housing bubble has been replaced with a…

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    Book Discussion on I Am John Galt

    Don Luskin talked about his book, I Am John Galt, which profiles people who symbolize characters - both heroes and villains -in Ayn Rand’s novels. 
    “I am John Galt”…

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    Ayn Rand Discussion

    From FreedomFest 2010 held in Las Vegas, a panel discussion on the impact of Ayn Rand and her work with former Rand associates Nathaniel Branden and Barbara Branden. 
    “Ayn Rand…

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    Book Discussion on Human Accomplishment and The Black Swan

    Charles Murray and Nassim Taleb discussed their research on interpretations of historical achievement and great human accomplishments, including the analysis of unexpected events throughout…

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    Book Discussion on Crash Proof

    Peter Schiff talked about the crisis in the U.S. economy. He focused on spending that he argued was the real cause of the economic problems and that the stimulus programs could not…

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    Book Discussion on Darwin's Doubt

    Stephen Meyer talked about his book, Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, in which he discusses the mystery surrounding the origins…

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    Book Discussion on Wealth and Poverty

    Author and economist George Gilder talked about the new edition of his 1981 best-selling book, Wealth and Poverty. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14,…

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    Book Discussion on Free Market Revolution

    Yaron Brook talked about his book, Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian…

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    Book Discussion on The Amateur

    Edward Klein talked about his book, The Amateur, which takes a critical look at President Obama before and after he reached the White House. He was interviewed while attending…

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    Book Discussion on The Believing Brain

    Michael Shermer talked about how irrational beliefs are formed and reinforced. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
    This was a talk at FreedomFest, a libertarian…

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    Free Market Capitalism on Trial

    A mock trial was held to determine whether free market capitalism caused the 2008 economic meltdown. Jeff Madrick, author of The Case for Big Government acted as the prosecutor against…

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    Book Discussion on Totally Incorrect

    Doug Casey talked about his book, Totally Incorrect, in which he discusses such topics as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), WikiLeaks, the Catholic Church, and Dick…

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    Book Discussion on The Creature from Jekyll Island

    G. Edward Griffin talked about his book, The Creature from Jekyll Island, which is a history of the creation of the Federal Reserve System. He was interviewed while attending…

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    Book Discussion on The Making of Modern Economics

    Mark Skousen, co-founder of FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the U.S., talked about the Fest, his life, and his book, The Making of Modern Economics. He was…

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    Book Discussion on Real Education

    Charles Murray talked about his book, Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality (Crown Forum; August 19, 2008). The book takes a critical look…

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    Book Discussion on Meltdown

    Thomas Woods talked about his book Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse (Regnery Publishing;…

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    The Big Debate: Wall Street on Trial

    Stephen Moore, co-author of Return to Prosperity, and Robert Frank, author of The Darwin Economy, debated the merits of Wall Street. Steve Forbes, Peter Schiff, John Mackey, and George…

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