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: Usually the Fireside Room, however, Forum will be meeting via online video conference during the pandemic.
    • Video conference details will be distributed via the email group. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info
    • Request to join by sending an email to
  • Facilitator: Bob Greene or Susan Owicki
  • Contact: Bob Greene and Susan Owicki (

Forum Discussion Guidelines

Upcoming Events in Forum

  • 06/07/2020Forum – What Does the Right Have Right? ,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Greene

  • 06/14/2020Forum – What Does the Left Have Left?,

    Discussion Leader: Sarah Doxiadis

  • 06/21/2020Forum – Can Humanity Fundamentally Change?,

    Discussion Leader: Rob Reuther

  • 06/28/2020Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for August,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • Forum Archive

  • 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

  • 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

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