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Speakers’ Club March 16, 2019: Consensus

Speakers’ Club Rules.

Word Crimes sing-along:

Pure Imagination:

Minister’s Cat I.

One Word Story.

Native American Talking Stick:

  • Only the person holding the stick is allowed to talk.
  • Everyone else listens actively.

Let’s talk about a movie night. Come with your suggestion. It must be:

  • Something I have access to
  • PG-13, PG or G-rated
  • Be in English
  • Be less than two hours long

Do we want a movie night? TV series or Movie? Suggestions? Twilight Zone, Star Trek… Supergirl, Arrow… Disney… Classic or contemporary?

Yes, No, Abstain.

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Speakers’ Club Mar. 9, 2019 Native American Talking Stick

Speakers’ Club Rules.

Word Crimes sing-along:

Pure Imagination:

Minister’s Cat H.

One Word Story.

Native American Talking Stick:

  • Only the person holding the stick is allowed to talk.
  • Everyone else listens actively.

Bring a question and a comment. Think about what you want more of for Speakers’ Club and what you want less of. We will look at building consensus if there is time.

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Speakers’ Club Feb. 2, 2019: Freedom!

Speakers’ Club rules.

Word Crimes sing along.

World of imagination sing along.

  • Literal: I’m happy.
  • Figurative: I walking on sunshine; I’m walking on air.
  • Literal: He’s a dreamer.
  • Figurative: His head’s in the clouds.
  • Literal: Work toward big goals.
  • Figurative: Shoot for the moon (unless you’re a rocket scientist).

Minister’s Cat D.

One Word Story.

The Colossus of Rhodes: https://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/11/06/the-colossus-of-rhodes-6-facts-about-one-of-the-wonder-of-the-ancient-world/

https://www.ancient.eu/Colossus_of_Rhodes/

statue of liberty
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Statue of Liberty: https://www.nps.gov/stli/learn/historyculture/colossus.htm

The New Colossus

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.
“Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she
With silent lips. “Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
 
Emma Lazarus, November 2, 1883

I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”

Emma Lazarus, November 2, 1883