Tim had zero interest in going, so I asked around but could find no one interested. I did not go.
Imagine my surprise to discover that he spoke at the Chautauqua Institution yesterday. I've been there for other things, but had somehow managed to miss this one. The Chatauqua Institution (pronounced sha TA kwa) is less than an hour from where I live.
I would have loved to have heard him, but am glad I wasn't there.
Who would have guessed that a Iranian fatwa from 1989 would ever have an effect in my corner of the world 33 years later?