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

  • 09/22/2019Forum – Your first X,

    Discussion Leader: Dick Duda

  • 09/29/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for November,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 10/06/2019Forum – Solitude: The Beauty and the Pain,

    Discussion Leader: Laurie Vaughan

  • 10/13/2019Forum – What Does Halloween Mean to Adults?,

    Discussion Leader: Sarah Doxiadis and Ann Zeise

  • 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,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 11/10/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 11/17/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 11/24/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • Forum Archive

  • 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

  • 11/25/2018 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for January ,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 11/18/2018 – Forum – How to Bring Respect Back,

    Discussion Leader: Sarah Doxiadis

  • 11/11/2018 – Forum – America’s Most Dangerous Export – Regime Change,

    Discussion Leader: Cecil Bridges

  • 11/04/2018 – Forum – What is Happening to Our Weather,

    Discussion Leaders: Norm Conradson and Susan Owicki

  • 10/28/2018 – Forum – Discussion of Ballot Propositions and Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for December,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 10/21/2018 – Forum – Is Capitalism Destroying the United States?,

    Discussion Leader: Larry Aronson

  • 10/14/2018 – Forum – Human Beings – What We Do Well and What We Don’t,

    Discussion Leader: John Cone

  • 10/07/2018 – Forum – Cognitive Bias – Why Do We Fool Ourselves?,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Ohlmann

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