The Forum is a public discussion group in the round. All are welcome.

The topics are chosen about a month in advance by the attendees and are listed on this page.

A moderator will first provide background information. Group members provide additional perspectives, opinions, extensions, tangents, counter positions, and related experiences in turn. Audio enhancement provided.

This Forum has been running for over a half century.

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 9-10:15 am
Location: Fireside Room
Facilitator: Bob Greene or Susan Owicki
Contact: Bob Greene ( or Susan Owicki (

Group URL: Realm Forum Group (login required)

Upcoming Events in Forum

  • 10/20/2019Forum – Are You Different or the Same As You Were in Your Youth?,

    Discussion Leader: Barbara Symons

  • 10/27/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for December,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 11/03/2019Forum – Human Flight to Mars?,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Greene

  • 11/10/2019Forum – What Good Things Will We Give to the World before New Year’s?,

    Discussion Leader: Sarah Doxiadis

  • 11/17/2019Forum – The State of the Impeachment Inquiry,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Greene

  • 11/24/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for January,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 12/01/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 12/08/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 12/15/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 12/22/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • Forum Archive

  • 01/21/2018 – Forum – How America Lost Its Mind,

    Discussion Leader: Steve Ludington

  • 01/14/2018 – Forum – How AI is Changing Our Lives,

    Discussion Leaders: Fred Zeise and Dick Duda

  • 01/07/2018 – Forum – Andrew Jackson: Populist President,

    Discussion Leader: Valerie Yakich

  • 12/31/2017 – Forum – Selection of Discussion Topics for February,

    Discussion Leader: All

  • 12/24/2017 – Forum – No Meeting,

    Forum resumes on 12/31.

  • 12/17/2017 – Forum – Americans: Credulous or Rational?,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Ohlmann

  • 12/10/2017 – Forum – The Future of Politics and Economics,

    Discussion Leader: John Cone

  • 12/03/2017 – Forum – Better Angels of Our Nature — Why Violence Has Declined,

    Discussion Leader: Valerie Yakich

  • 11/26/2017 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for January,

    Presenters: All

  • 11/19/2017 – Forum – Taking the War Out of Our Words,

    Presenter: Dick Duda

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