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

  • 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

  • 02/25/2018 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for April,

    Discussion Leader: All

  • 02/18/2018 – Forum – Cannabis DUI?,

    Discussion Leader: Sarah Doxiadis

  • 02/11/2018 – Forum – How Did Nursery Rhymes Affect You?,

    Discussion Leader: Martha Greene

  • 02/04/2018 – Forum – Ideas about the Future,

    Discussion Leader: Warren Schmidt

  • 01/28/2018 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for March,

    Discussion Leader: All

  • 01/21/2018 – Forum – How America Lost Its Mind,

    Discussion Leader: Steve Ludington

  • 01/14/2018 – Forum – How AI is Changing Our Lives,

    Discussion Leaders: Fred Zeise and Dick Duda

  • 01/07/2018 – Forum – Andrew Jackson: Populist President,

    Discussion Leader: Valerie Yakich

  • 12/31/2017 – Forum – Selection of Discussion Topics for February,

    Discussion Leader: All

  • 12/24/2017 – Forum – No Meeting,

    Forum resumes on 12/31.

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