- 2008 Schedule
January 3 – What rights do animals have?
January 10 – Descartes: What was his legacy?
January 17 – How would you amend the Constitution?
January 24 – What is Globalization’s dark side?
January 31 – Who really burned down the Alexandria Library?
February 7 – What is the future of Organized Labor nationally and
February 14 – Can a woman and/or an African American win the next
February 21 – ls the U.S. an Empire? If so, is it in decline?
February 28 – ls there a “Collective Unconscious”?
March 5 – ls the Universe infinite or finite-what are the religious
and philosophical implications?
March 13 – Realpolitik and the United Nations: de jure vs. de facto.
March 20 – Time: What exactly is it?
March 27 – Myths of the 60’s-what truly came out of that decade?
April 3 – The Bible, Koran and Talmud: What teachings and texts are more
relevant today? What information should they contain?
Aprll10 – Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears.
April 17 – Does the U.S. need a new social contract?
April 24-How did European Philosophers effect the U.S. Constitution?
May 1- Can the U.S. economy survive without illegal immigrants?
May 8- Is AI Queda losing, did we exaggerate the threat?
May 15 – The North American Union: What is it all about?
May 22 – lmmanuel Kant: How Important to western thought?
May 29-What is the “American Dream”?
June 5 – What are the consequences of the Kosovo independence?
June 12 – Has affirmative action served Its purpose?
June 19 – Understanding Godel’s Incompleteness Theorem
Jun 26 – Can nuclear energy solve the energy crisis?
July 3 – Is rationalism a religion?
July 10 – What does Ron Paul really stand for?
July 17 – Tariffs: Should American businesses be protected?
July 24 – Are morality and truth relative?
July 31- Israel in crisis: Secular vs. sacred.
August 7 – Is this any way to elect a president?
August 14 – Understanding Buddhism
August 21 – Definitions of History
August 28 – Are the Democrats going to blow It again?
September 4 – What needs to be done about the U.S. medical
September 11 – War, Famine & Aids: Can Africa be saved?
September 18 – Is California creating a welfare state for government employees?
September 25 – Understanding Plato.
October 2 – How does the EU function politically and economically?
October 9 – Pre-mortem: Lessons from the Bush Administration.
October 18 – What does Quantum Physics tell us about the world?
October 23 – What is happiness and why should we pursue it?
October 30 – Does your vote count?
November 8 – Human Sexuality-Is it still evolving and how?
November 13 – What Is Emergence Theory?
November-20 – Should agricultural subsidies be halted?
November 27- Thanksgiving.
December 4 – Understanding the war In Afghanistan.
December 11 – What is Intelligent design?
December 18- What Is new In Psychology?