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

  • 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

  • 02/03/2019 – Forum – The Science and Magic of Virtual Reality,

    Discussion Leader: Dan Sagmiller

  • 01/27/2019 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for March Meeting Will Be Held In Room 4-5,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 01/20/2019 – Forum – The Incognito Brain,

    Discussion Leader: Kay Culpepper

  • 01/13/2019 – Forum – Major US Events and You (since FDR),

    Discussion Leader: Jim Basiji

  • 01/06/2019 – Forum – How to Lie with Maps,

    Discussion Leader: Valerie Yakich

  • 12/30/2018 – Forum – Selection of Forum Topics for February,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 12/23/2018 – Forum – An American Sickness,

    Discussion Leader: Steven Mashin

  • 12/16/2018 – Forum – Memorable Events of 2018,

    Discussion Leader: Jerry Strom

  • 12/09/2018 – Forum – How Democracies Die, and How They Can Be Saved,

    Discussion Leader: Susan Owicki

  • 12/02/2018 – Forum – Transportation Planning: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars,

    Discussion Leader: Valerie Yakich

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