Wells

Topics discussed from 2010-

2010

FebruaryNeuroscience - the brain
MarchSeeing colour
AprilReligion
MayReligion
JuneMale and female equality
JulyThe wolf
AugustWhat is wealth?
SeptemberThe burka and the niqab
OctoberLaw and morality
NovemberNeuro Linguistic Programming
DecemberChristmas party

2011

JanuaryWhat is art?
FebruaryFatherhood
MarchDeath and bereavement
AprilPrejudice
MayDemocracy
JuneMotherhood
JulyMemory
AugustConsciousness
SeptemberMarriage
OctoberRisk-taking
NovemberHappiness
DecemberChristmas party/golden moments

2012

JanuarySeven deadly sins
FebruaryTeaching English as a foreign language
MarchOut of control - prog. on consciousness
AprilCapitalism - what is enough?  
MayCancelled
JuneProtest
JulyMusic
AugustAdventurousness
SeptemberIdentity
OctoberMeaning of life
NovemberAspects of love
DecemberChristmas party/superstitions   

2013

JanuarySecular Buddhism
FebruaryEconomy and ecology
MarchAbuse/rape
AprilImportant experiences in our lives
MayHoarding
JuneThe use of history
JulyCritical thinking
AugustCase against equality
SeptemberWhat are schools for?
OctoberStatistics
NovemberDemocracy
DecemberChristmas/what impressed us this year?

2014

JanuaryWhat is a hero?
FebruaryTechnology and society
MarchPlanning meeting  
AprilImmigration  
MayThe right to die
JuneMind the gap - London and the rest
JulyWhat is the future of the NHS?
AugustThinking, fast and slow
SeptemberAttitudes to politics
OctoberCrisis in the countryside?
NovemberEmotional intelligence
DecemberChristmas party/humour

2015

JanuaryIdentity - male and female
FebruaryPlanning meeting  
MarchThe spiritual and emotional content of aging
AprilFreedom of speech
MayTaxation - the morality of tax
JuneYour favourite poem
JulyQuantum theory
AugustLanguage and thinking
SeptemberModern democracy
OctoberAre we institutionally victimised?
NovemberPlanning meeting
DecemberChristmas gathering/poem or prose

2016

JanuaryLet’s talk about hearing one another
FebruaryWhat do we mean by human nature?
MarchSystems thinking
AprilClimate change - 1st meeting
MayClimate change - 2nd meeting
JuneInfantilisation of Britain
JulyDo we have the right to offend?
AugustNo meeting
SeptemberIdeas of beauty
October“Shielding men from the effects of folly…”
NovemberHappiness - what is it?
DecemberPlanning meeting/Christmas party

2017

JanuaryWould society be better off without the internet?
FebruaryAn Introduction to the study of personality
MarchHow do people foresee life about 100 years from now?
AprilA lament for the death of common sense
MayOur species' capacity for deceit and self-deception
JuneEmotional intelligence
JulyWhat limits would/should we place on governments?
AugustGeneral discussion
SeptemberGroups and leaders
OctoberPlanning meeting
NovemberWhat does an open or closed mind look like?
DecemberChristmas party/aphorisms

2018

JanuaryHow to talk so that you can be heard and understood, and how to listen so that others feel heard and understood
FebruaryWhat motivates people in general? What makes them pursue particular interests?
MarchCancelled due to snow
AprilThinking outside the box
MayShould marijuana be legalised?
JuneHas social media actually become anti-social?
JulyLegal case studies
AugustNo meeting
SeptemberNationalism and patriotism
OctoberAspects of euthanasia
NovemberPlanning meeting
DecemberChristmas party/poems

2019

JanuaryArtificial intelligence
FebruaryFinancial inequality
MarchPlastics packaging and recycling
AprilRemembrance - how we handle memories
MayHow much longer have we got on this planet?
JuneNone
JulyLearn to leave the past behind
AugustNo meeting
SeptemberThe power of art