Wednesday Discussions by Zoom
5:00 - 6:00 PM
All are welcome to join us weekly by Zoom for facilitated, fun, educational discussions on a variety of topics. We honor our covenant and group guidelines to create a safe community to share our differing perspectives and learn from each other. The Zoom room opens at 4:45 pm to meet and greet each other.
Wednesday, August 4
There are fewer movie theaters in central Houston now. Is streaming online good enough or do we still need movie theaters?
Facilitator: John H
Wednesday, August 11
What song should replace our racist national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”? Since a wave of reckoning and revisionism is sweeping the country, it’s time for a new national anthem. The present anthem words condemn escaped slaves fighting alongside the British to the gloom of the grave, and is an affront to Black people who had the audacity to fight for their freedom. It’s out of step with the 21st century. What song should replace it?
Facilitator: Ron H
Wednesday, August 18
What is secular spirituality and what might we label as “spiritual experiences” to those of us who are agnostic, atheist, humanist or earth-centered?
Facilitator: Pam P
Wednesday, August 25
What is cultural appropriation and how does it differ from cultural appreciation? Resource: https://theconversation.com/what-is-cultural-appropriation-and-how-does-it-differ-from-cultural-appreciation-162331
Facilitator: Dianne R
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Zoom meeting link. Thank you!