We gather together to socialize and discuss the world of ideas, especially: psychology, neuroscience, Zen Buddhism, eastern thought, philosophy, mythology, religion, anthropology, sociology, history, the arts and humanities.

Most of our events are "pot luck lectures"—gatherings where we are all welcome to bring ideas from books, articles, media programs, and other sources we've come across that relate to the topic of the day. While the topics are decidedly "intellectual" we also socialize and provide an opportunity for single people 50 and over to meet others with similar interests.

We meet at various locations in the San Francisco North Bay.  As time goes on and more people get involved, we expect the Meetup topics and venues to broaden.

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    "I am rather new to the area and would like to meet others interested in enriching conversations."
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    "People tell me that I have a good sense of humor, which shows itself in offhand comments about everyday life. I moved to the Bay Area in 1967 to attend college."
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    "The subjects of discussion mentioned for the gatherings are right up my alley!"
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    Myra S.
    "I am a 67 year old woman who has lived in Rohnert Park since 1985. I'm originally from Long Island, New York. I have many interests, including learning languages, travel, eating ethnic foods, and discussing many different issues and ideas."
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    "Hello, I love literature and love to exchange thoughts on the great writers."
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