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COURSE IS NOW OVER. RECORDING IS AVAILABLE. Join a discussion based on excerpts from the films “Stand and Deliver” and “The Ultimate Gift” to explore whether we are setting appropriate expectations for our nation’s next generations.
Great decisions 2021 Cover (1)
Discuss four of the eight important global topics in the 2021 Great Decisions Briefing Book (included). Look for Part II in the Fall 2021 semester offerings.
Great decisions 2021 Cover (1)
Part 2 of this popular geo-political discussion group will continue with four more important global topics from the 2021 Great Decisions Briefing Book (available for an additional $10).
confront-future
Change is relentless, accelerating and often frustrating. We will discuss how to ride the technology waves and how to become a smart, joyful consumer.
on liberty
We will examine “On Liberty,” the seminal work by John Stuart Mills (described as the one piece of political thought most relevant to us today) by analyzing the relative and often competing rights of individuals with the rights of the community.
Smart Growth
(Recording Now Available!) Learn how Smart Growth can create a Resilient City, ready to survive crises and face future shocks and stresses from climate change, growing populations, and depleted energy sources.
Man with brain stroke symptoms
COURSE IS NOW OVER, BUT THE RECORDING IS STILL AVAILABLE. Join acclaimed author and public speaker, Thomas Broussard, Ph.D., as he shares his own stroke experience from the perspective of a stroke survivor. This two session course will cover neuroplasticity and how to help the brain repair itself. OFFERED AT NO CHARGE.
Fascism
This course will identify the many faces of fascism in different countries while exploring the roots and origins of fascism and its relationship to religion and economics.
what is mind
We will explore answers to these questions: What is the mind? What is wrong with typical answers to this question? Is there a better answer? Why is this important? Join us for a discussion as we explore the mind.
why-is-life
Join us as we conclude our spring semester course, Why is Life? We'll continue our discussion of the latest findings and theories about the nature of life, its origins on earth, and the universe.