Tag: Restless Minds Discussion Group

Restless Minds discussion group

  Bill Gates The Restless Minds discussion group begins its 2018-19 season at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts and Crafts Center. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, to discuss topics of general interest. Each session focuses on one topic. All…

Restless Minds topic: “Fake News”

  From Russian bots to presidential comments to conspiracy theories involving a pizza shop, child porn and a presidential candidate, so-called “fake news” has been a recurring theme for more than a year. At the next Restless Minds meeting, the discussion group will explore what fake news means and whether it is important or just…

Education issues top Restless Minds agenda

How important is public education to America’s future? And how important to that future is having broad educational choices? Those are just two of the many questions the Restless Minds discussion group will tackle when it meets on Tuesday, February 13, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts…

Restless Minds resumes discussions

Bill Gates The Restless Minds discussion group begins its 2017-18 season at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 12, in the sewing room of Oakwood’s Arts and Crafts Center. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, to discuss topics of general interest. Each session focuses on one topic. All people with…

Restless Minds topic: America’s Core Values

Bill Gates What are America’s core values? What do we, as a society, believe should be guaranteed to every citizen? How well do we deliver on those beliefs? The Restless Minds discussion group will explore America’s values to identify how well our actions as a society reflect those values. The group will meet from 7:00-9:00…

Restless Minds topic: Logics of punishment

Bill Gates The United States has less than five percent of the world’s population but nearly one-quarter of the world’s prisoners. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore this disparity and other aspects of punishment when it meets from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in the sewing room of Oakwood’s Arts &…

Restless Minds ask: Is there a war on science?

Bill Gates In a study released two years ago, the respected, non-partisan Pew Research Institute found significant differences between the public and scientists on a wide range of science-related topics. The study also found that skepticism cuts across political lines and seems to be growing. The Restless Minds discussion group will explore the uneasy relationship…

Restless Minds discuss election

The 2016 presidential election will be less than one month away when the Restless Minds discussion group holds its October meeting. So it seems appropriate to devote the evening to a free-wheeling discussion of the election, one of the creepiest, most contentious and unsavory in the nation’s history. Or is it just the beginning of…