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

  • 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 – Priorities for a Political Platform ,

    Discussion Leaders: Dick Duda and Bob Greene

  • 12/08/2019Forum – A Wealth Tax?,

    Discussion Leader(s): Cecil Bridges and/or Jerry Strom

  • 12/15/2019Forum – Spirituality — What Is It? Do We Need It?,

    Discussion Leaders: Bob Ohlmann

  • 12/22/2019Forum – Sobering Army Report on Climate Change,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Greene

  • 12/29/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for February,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 01/05/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 01/12/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 01/19/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • Forum Archive

  • 06/23/2019 – Forum – America’s Political Future,

    Discussion Leader: John Cone

  • 06/16/2019 – Forum – Cost of Housing in the Bay Area,

    Discussion Leader: Jerry Strom

  • 06/09/2019 – Forum – The Great Pivot – Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Meaningful Future,

    Discussion Leader: Fred Zeise

  • 06/02/2019 – Forum – What to do about Immigration,

    Discussion Leader: Dick Duda

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

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 05/19/2019 – Forum – 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.

  • 05/12/2019 – Forum – Reducing Incarceration,

    Discussion Leader: John Cone

  • 05/05/2019 – Forum- 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.

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

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 04/21/2019 – Forum – The Fundamentals of Making Good Decisions,

    Decision Quality is enhanced by carrying out six studies prior to making a decision. Helpful Frame, Clear Values, Useful Information, Creative Alternatives, Sound Reasoning, and Commitment to Action.  Lessons from the Decision Education Foundation.
    Discussion Leader: Ron Davis

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