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What are the fundamental principles of our Republic? Are these principles based on a view of objective reality/nature, or simply the "consent of the governed"? Are they based on nature or consent? Are they inalienable?

January 27 reading:

Federalist Paper 51

Location:

The Ojai Library

111 East Ojai Avenue in Ojai

Free Community Seminar Series
The Foundations of Our Republic

The Second and Fourth Mondays
Monday, January 27, 2020

5:30-6:30PM

"To have compassion for those who suffer is a human quality which everyone should possess, especially those who have required comfort themselves in the past and have managed to find it in others."

Tutors:

Roxana Zirakzadeh and Andy Gilman

Location:

The Agora Foundation

4176 Bryant Circle in Ojai

Series - The Story Within the Story - The Decameron (selections)

by Giovanni Boccaccio

Saturday, February 8, 2020
10:00AM - 3:00PM

 

Watch the August 25, 2019 Ojai Chautauqua Panel - What is Education For?

An Introduction to The Agora Foundation. What is liberal education? 

An Introduction to The Agora Foundation's Ojai Chautauqua Panels.

Like the west, the east has its own tradition of influential texts that address the perennial questions of human kind. Centering around the bodies of work from China, Japan, and India, this series will focus on the texts of Taoism, Confucius, Buddhism, and Hinduism.

January 20 reading:

Tao Te Ching Chapters 15, 18

Location:

The Ojai Library

111 East Ojai Avenue in Ojai

Free Community Seminar Series
Eastern Classics

The First and Third Thursdays
Thursday, January 30, 2020

12:00-1:00PM