Naomi Wolf rounded out the speakers. Her thesis was that there are 10 easy steps for a leader to take to become a dictator. She based the theory on what one could learn from Germany, Chile, Czechoslovakia and others.
But that's not all. Did you know that the people who live in four particular places on planet earth live significantly longer. In this session aging I learnt that:
(Emcee, Peter Roy: Past President of Whole Foods Market )
What a day! SNAP 2008 Day One had an amazing roster of speakers. We had everyone from Matt Bai - New York Times political analyst to Naomi Wolf. Terrific 20 minute talks interspersed with some amazing video pieces and musical acts. It's the TED talks on speed! There was so much content offered I could take the next week and blog 24/7 on what was presented. I can't do that, so I present to you the Cliffs Notes version...