What we're about

If you're reading this, it's because you're interested in the Great Books, also known as "the classics". Awesome! There is a misconception that the Great Books were written for specialists in philosophy or Ivy League scholars. This is simply not true. For centuries, they instructed everyone, including children.

This group is dedicated to continuing that tradition, and was formed with the idea that everyone can read, interpret, and discuss the Great Books. They cover a wide variety of subjects, including fiction, history, poetry, science, philosophy, politics, economics, religion and ethics. You can see what we're currently reading by checking out the "Featured Meetup" below.

But we don't just meet to discuss books, we have stimulating conversations about life! We talk about everything from good, evil, justice, freedom, love, art, God, man, beauty, truth, war and peace.

Most of our reading selections can be found at the following link for FREE: https://prodigalnomore.wordpress.com/great-books-of-the-western-world-as-free-ebooks/

We hope you'll consider joining us! For information on meeting dates, times, and locations, please check the featured meetup below, or you can email me at: shaunwilliams772@aol.com .

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Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing

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Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's most imaginative and exuberant comedies, contrasting two pairs of lovers in a witty and suspenseful battle of the sexes. Attracted to each other, the maddeningly skeptical Beatrice and Benedick are dead-locked in a lively war of words until their friends hatch a plot to unite them. The mutually devoted Hero and Claudio, on the other hand, all too quickly fall victim to a malicious plot to part them. Near-fatal complications ensue, but with the help of the hilarious Constable Dogberry and his confederates, the lovers are ultimately united.

Milton - Areopagitica

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Areopagitica: A speech of Mr. John Milton for the liberty of unlicensed printing to the Parliament of England is a 1644 prose polemical tract by English author John Milton against censorship. Areopagitica is among history's most influential and impassioned philosophical defenses of the principle of a right to freedom of speech and expression, which was written in opposition to licensing and censorship and is regarded as one of the most eloquent defenses of press freedom ever written

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Dante - Divine Comedy [Paradisio]

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