Summer BBQ Saturday Salon

Jun 03

Summer BBQ Saturday Salon

If you’re thinking of hosting a Saturday Salon, combine it with a summer BBQ, then throw these questions in the hat to get things started. Aim for a mix of serious, personal, political, and religious – explore this site to learn more about how to have deep, satisfying conversations without fighting or losing your sense of humor!

  1. Pragmatist or Idealist? Can you be both?
  2. How in the hell are we supposed to eat healthy when they keep changing the rules? Fat/No Fat…Caffeine/No Caffeine…Carbs/Paleo…
  3. Tell us about one of your favorite childhood memories.
  4. Now that we’re living longer, is marriage still a valid institution, or is serial monogamy more realistic? Can people be happily married for 60+ years? What is your opinion and how is it influenced by your religious upbringing?
  5. What is the purpose of education? To get a job, to become a well-rounded person, to create an intelligent electorate, or…?
  6. If public schools are the foundation of a healthy democracy, what went wrong? Why are so many factions fighting against public schools, teachers, etc and pushing for charter and private schools?
  7. What do you think of unions and do we need them today?
  8. What’s your biggest fear?
  9. Of all your accomplishments so far in life, tell us about one you are really proud of.

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