Socratizing in Beaumont

I love that the organizer of the Socrates Cafe in Beaumont, Texas, sees that his group is a thriving one, even though attendance each gathering is just a bit more than a handful.  Numbers aren’t the name of the game with Socrates Cafe and attendance. Even if...
American Spoken Here

American Spoken Here

After my wonderful give-and-take about Childing on Wednesday with the hosts and listeners of WLRN public radio’s acclaimed Topical Currents program, which airs throughout Miami proper and Southern Florida, I arranged for an Uber driver to whisk me to Miami...
Democracy Cafe rising

Democracy Cafe rising

While Democracy Cafe is the name of our nonprofit, it’s also the name of a specific inquiry initiative of ours. And it’s really cool that it’s catching on.  The latest new group has started in Sebastopol, California.  Another one recently got...
On being authentic

On being authentic

(Please note: I didn’t write this blog until I’d made several attempts to communicate directly, and gently, with those concerned, only to get either ignored altogether or a big brush-off). Snarky as it may seem, the larger point, that those who maintain...