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ATTN: pizza and bananas will be served. and water. 

"Encounter groups are the interpersonal equivalent of skydiving. They are high-risk, high adrenaline endeavors, partially controlled, semi-regulated surprises. All participants share some idea of what will will unfold, bet there is sufficient ignorance of the details to lend qualities of mystery and uneasy adventure into the unknown of self and others.

The encounter movement exists largely outside the traditional help-giving institutions of society. Its strong egalitarian and anti-intellectual overtones may represent a reaction against many of  the traditional  institutional forms of help-giving and the dependence on the professional help-giver.

Yet there is nothing new in the idea of using groups to make life better..." From Encounter Group: First Facts

Attendance capped at 14 people; make sure I've OK'd you to come. You've heard all about it. It's happening. Thinking of coming? Send me an email. Someone you know interested? Send me an email.

Come to the expansive and intimate Space Upstairs for six hours of close talking with others. Considering all the things you're not gonna talk about--the hottest trends, the latest advances, what's new, days of yore--you're gonna have some significant conversation. I'm here to help.


There will be a meal. There will be vegetarian food. Favorite foods? Something great nearby? Email me. This'll be updated when we find the food.

Easy access by bus. There's street parking. Donations will be accepted.

Questions? Email me. I appreciate all questions; your question is probably shared by others, and I'm happy to let you know anything + update this post with more concrete details. Last thing: do make sure you chat with me before you come.

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    A former member

    When is this group going to start ? Sounds interesting. Just waiting . . .

    October 1, 2014

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