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 (Bob_g@uucpa.org) or Susan Owicki (susan_o@uucpa.org)

Group URL: Realm Forum Group (login required)

Upcoming Events in Forum

  • 04/28/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for June,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 05/05/2019Forum- Medical Systems – Pros and Cons,

    Book Review: By a former director of NIH, who gives his views on the benefits and problems of the American Medical System compared with systems in similar countries.
    Discussion Leader: Warren Schmidt.

  • 05/12/2019Forum – America’s Political Future,

    Discussion Leader: John Cone

  • 05/19/2019Forum – Born on Third Base – Tackling Inequality,

    Book Review: A one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good. By Chuck Collins. 
    Discussion Leader: Valerie Yakich.

  • 05/26/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for July,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 06/02/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • Forum Archive

  • 09/18/2016 – Forum – Transforming Education,

    Topic: Transforming Education – Ann Zeise

     

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 09/11/2016 – Forum – Divergence of the Electorate,

    Topic: Divergence of the Electorate – Jim Basiji

     

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 09/04/2016 – Forum – How I Have Been Profoundly Stirred by Music, Art, and Literature,

    Topic:  How I Have Been Profoundly Stirred by Music, Art, and Literature – Martha Greene

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/28/2016 – Forum – October Topic Selection,

    Topic: Discussion of Matters of Current Local, National, and International Interest, and Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for October

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/21/2016 – Forum – How Will AI/Robots Transform Society?,

    Topic: How Will AI/Robots Transform Society? Bob Ohlmann

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/14/2016 – Forum – How to Tax the Super-Rich,

    Topic: How to Tax the Super-Rich – Cecil Bridges

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/07/2016 – Forum – Why Do We Accept Endless War?,

    Topic: Why Do We Accept Endless War? – Dick Duda

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

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