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

  • 10/27/2019Forum – 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,

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  • 12/29/2019Forum,

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  • Forum Archive

  • 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

  • 09/30/2018 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for November,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 09/23/2018 – Forum – A Public Bank in Silicon Valley,

    Discussion Leader: Ron Davis

  • 09/16/2018 – Forum – Limiting Police Use of Force,

    Discussion Leaders: Susan Owicki and Trish Suppes

  • 09/09/2018 – Forum – Community of the Future,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Price

  • 09/02/2018 – Forum – Future of Food,

    Discussion Leader: Warren Schmidt

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