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Category Archives: Discussions

President Hillary Clinton? – BHCC Chat

Wednesday’s topic at the Benicia Hill Community Center: Hillary Clinton has thrown her hat in the ring to be the next president of the United States. How do you feel about her as a politician? Do you think the U.S. is ready to elect a woman president? Come and share your views.

An intro to a Buddhist’s Life

Here’s another great event by way of the tireless Verum Vacirca. Diversity 2007: An intro to a Buddhist’s Life. “Reverend Jishin Shinohara will share about becoming a Buddhist priest and her life since. Q & A afterwards.” (7pm slt)

Aki Action Shot

Aki Clutterbuck, mug in hand, leading the Making SL work for the Real World discussion.

Religion and Politics in the Middle East

Bieneff’s pick for today’s discussion is Soren Ferlinghetti’s discussion about religion and politics in the Middle East tonight at 5pm slt. From the event listing: “Short introduction to the issues (Jewish-Muslim relations, intra-Jewish interrelations, intra-Muslim relations, Middle East politics in the world context) followed by discussion on what can be done to promote understanding between […]

Are Avatars Mind Children?

At 3:30 today, I’ll be in a meeting. If I weren’t, I have no doubt where I’d be. I’d be at Extropia DaSilva’s event: Thinkers Discussion: Are Avatars Mind Children? at the Nirvana Path Temple.

What Makes a Good Novel?

What makes a good novel? What makes it satisfying, meaningful, or engaging? Whether you’re a writer or a reader (or both!), come on by the Benicia Hill Community Center and talk about what it is about the novels you love that make them so great. Benicia Hill Community Center, Wednesday, 8pm SLT. (This topic, by […]

Minimum Wage Discussion

Posting about this a bit late, but there’s a discussion about the recent activities regarding minimum wage in the US House of Representatives. This event will be at 2pm slt at the virtual Capitol Hill.

Making SL Work for the Real World

This looks like a promising event: Integration: Making Second Life work for the Real World. Hosted by Aki Clutterbuck in Sinsation from 7pm – 8pm slt. From the events posting: Weekly discussion group about Second Life as a tool for Real World organizations and education. Using SL to further RL organizations and projects? Yes, please!

Wednesday Night Chat

Today is fairly quiet, discussion-wise. However, at 8pm slt, there are two events: the wednesday night, open topic discussion at the Benicia Hill Community Center; and the men’s group discussion in Modesta.

Sunday Round Up

Tonight at 6:00pm SLT, Jesa Li will be the guest speaker at the Bliss Center. Jesa is a bright, articulate woman, so this should be a good event. The title of the event is “Healing with the Faeries at the Bliss Center.” At 5:00pm SLT, there’s a Buddhist Talk in Huchu, hosted by Pepper Laxness. […]