Category Archives: Thinking Allowed Topics

The Thinking Allowed Classes meet the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month at 11:45 to 1:15.
Feel free to bring a lunch.

Thinking Allowed will have the following topics and dates:

June 1 – Human Rights Abuses
June 15 – the Trump Effect here and abroad
July 6 – Renewable Energy + Ruth Duemler
July 20 – Guaranteed Income
Aug. 3 – Opiates Addiction & Alternatives Facilitated by Florence Rigby
Aug. 17 – Conflict between Faith and Reason
Sept. 7 – How to save Endangered Species
Sept. 21 – Do we need a New Constitution?
Oct. 5 – Magical Thinking
Oct. 19th – Can Conservatism/Liberalism be cured?
Nov. 2 – Cancer Prevention – + Ruth Duemler

The Trump Effect – Here and Abroad     – June 15th

The Trump Effect started out as an entirely negative thing. Teachers started complaining that their students were bullying other kids. Minority and Muslim kids were afraid. the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project found that: “Ninety percent of educators report … Continue reading

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Human Rights Abuses June 1st

In previous administrations, the United States placed pressure on every country it dealt with to improve their human rights records. Ronald Reagan said, “America is a shining city upon a hill whose beacon light guides freedom-loving people everywhere.” We were considered … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform May 18th

Like most things today Immigration reform has become extremely political. Conservatives think of immigrants as murderers, rapists, and job stealers, who soak up government giveaways and are harmful to the country. Liberals on the other hand see immigrants as hard … Continue reading

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Closing Military Bases May 4th

After WWII the United States set up around 2000 bases in foreign countries. Why did we do that? “The establishment of military bases abroad enable a country to project power, e.g. to conduct expeditionary warfare, and thereby influence events abroad. Depending on … Continue reading

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