Arline LaMear leading discussion groupOn the first and third Sunday of each month, after the service and the social time, some of us gather back in the auditorium for an informal discussion.

The topics were chosen by ballots at the end of summer,  but some were left as “open discussion”.

 

The topics for 2017-2018 are:

1-Oct Buddhism:  What wisdom did the Buddha offer? Gary Webb
15-Oct Exploration of Love:  What do we each consider to be the meaning of the word “Love”? . Tod Lundy
5-Nov Education:  Why are Iceland’s public schools #1 in the world? Becky Thormalen
19-Nov Refugees & USA Policy: refugees from desertification and Syria and others. What should we do? Frank Logan
3-Dec  Meditation:  What does it mean to meditate? What is the benefit? Possibly Gary Webb
17-Dec Open Discussion Sunday: A day where there is no particular topic. We just gather and talk. open
7-Jan Broken Promises: Tribes were promised homes in exchage for flooded viliages. This was never honored. Arline Lamear
21-Jan When to Lie: When is lying the righ thing to do? Dave Ambrose
4-Feb Open Discussion Sunday: A day where there is no particular topic. We just gather and talk. open
18-Feb Gnostic Christianity: Had beliefs similar to UU.  What are the similarities?  What are the differences? Frank Logan
4-Mar Personal Mythologies:  The stories we hold to be true with little justification. . Tod Lundy
18-Mar Trips I have taken: Which drugs were most enjoyable? Which most freightening? Which most elucidating? How? Dave Ambrose
1-Apr  Pantheism,  How much thought, energy & love does it deserve. Brian Hannula
15-Apr Open Discussion Sunday: A day where there is no particular topic. We just gather and talk. open
6-May A visit to the other side Who are the people on the other side? And why we should know them. Connie Moore
20-May Connections: How are we connected? Physically, to the world, to each other. Dave Ambrose
3-Jun US response to North Korea: What should be the goals and tactics of the US policy. Frank Logan