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Freedom: 90 Min. Conversation w/ Optional 30 Min. Q&A with Hosts!
January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST
7:00 PM EASTERN /4:00 PM PACIFIC (adjust for your time zone)
Freedom is a key concept in America’s founding documents.We are proud to be a free people. This said, there are legitimate differing interpretations of what freedom means. “Live and let live” is great until the freedom to use my property as I see fit interferes with your property. Or when someone’s speech harms another person’s freedoms. Is it ever good for the government to limit an assembly of citizens? How do we celebrate our freedom and care for it so that it reflects our highest values? This conversation asks key questions and invites you to explore the many facets of freedom.
Here is the conversation guide. The questions explored include:
- What does freedom mean to you?
- How do you define being free? Are you free?
- Is freedom at risk? If so, what are you concerned about?
- What grey areas do you see when you think about this topic? How would you resolve them?
- What type of “harm” gives one the right to limit another’s freedom?
Is there a fee to participate?
No, however, our work is made possible through the donations of generous supporters – who might include you! You can give when you scroll down to register for this event by selecting the “donation ticket” option.
How long do I have to register?
You have up until 4 hours before the event’s start time to register.
How can I invite others to participate?
At the bottom of your Confirmation email which you will receive right after you register, there are some resources you can use to invite others. In a nutshell, we suggest reaching out 1:1 to those who think differently from you and telling them why you think they would like this conversation and why you are registered.
What do I need to participate?
You will need a device with a webcam (preferably a computer or tablet rather than a cell phone) to participate and be seen by other participants. A Zoom link to join the conversation and a link to the conversation guide will be sent to you the day before and again one hour before the conversation.
For the conversation, bring the Conversation Guide along with an attitude of respect and curiosity!
What if I have questions or need to cancel?
If you have questions, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Details about how to cancel online or via email will be in the confirmation email you will receive just after you register, or you can email Heather.