Harvard University Allowing 9/11 Commission Adviser to Teach Absurd Conspiracy Theories
Surely Harvard should be reviewing the teaching of Professor of "History" Ernest May, who will be conducting a seminar beeginning this Wednesday where he will teach absurd conspiracy theories (syllabus), i.e. the 9/11 Commission report he served as senior adviser to, to unsuspecting and impressionable freshman. So, is Harvard aware of the menace it allows to operate unchallenged within its ivy walls? It would seem so. In fact, just hours before publishing their editorial on the terror threat, they received a copy of this letter from a member of Scholars for 9/11 Truth to Harvard's president, Derek Bok.
Subject:a matter of great importance to alumni
Date:Mon, 18 Sep 2006 22:17:46
CC:email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jones, Steven"
Dear President Bok,
I write to you as both alumnus of Harvard College ('96) and current member of Harvard's administrative staff to request a formal statement from you on the subject of the evidence that the events of September 11 have been and continue to this day to be misrepresented in a profoundly malicious and unconscionable manner. As a senior adviser to the 9/11 Commission Harvard Professor of History Ernest May has associated my alma mater with a report that is acknowledged by a growing number of people around the world to be, without exaggerating, a criminally deceptive document, as it intentionally deflects blame from the actual planners and executors of the controlled demolition of the World Trade Center complex.
A thorough summary of the relevant issues may be found in the following documentary:
and further documentation on the subject on this website: http://www.st911.org
An institution that is as highly regarded as Harvard, and whose motto is "truth", cannot be allowed to remain silent on an issue of such import. I attempted without success to bring these issues to the attention of Prof. William Kirby while he was Dean of FAS. Presumably because he knows me personally he did respond to my inquiry only to express his ignorance of the subject, but his faith in his colleague Professor May. I replied to him that the facts suggest that his colleague was at the very least negligent in his job of advising the 9/11 Commission and urged him to become familiar with the evidence. He did not reply so I cannot say with certainty if he read my message.
As shown by the recent actions of Brigham Young University against their professor of physics Steven Jones, placed on paid leave for his audacity in publishing and discussing with students his research proving beyond reasonable doubt that the WTC was demolished with explosives, the time has come for the leaders of American and world academia to weigh in on the subject of academic freedom, and beyond that to speak truth to power on the subject of the atrocities committed on September 11, 2001.
I trust that you will acknowledge your receipt of this inquiry from a concerned alumnus and reflect on its significance. The time has come to confront an ever more clearly troubling reality--this institution cannot remain silent on this issue and retain its credibility into the future. Should you wish to discuss the issues involved in more detail I would be happy to meet with you in person at your convenience.
Gustavo Alfonso Espada
Harvard College Class of 1996
Real Truther encourages readers to contact the Crimson and President Bok to make sure they are aware of the growing awareness of the truth. We cannot allow America's top colleges to corrupt our youth with nonsensical conspiracy theories about Islamofascists, or to sanction in any way whatsoever their staff members who call attention to the problems with Harvard's curriculum. Write them today!