2014-15 Coffee Talks: Societies in Transition. How do we cope in a world of uncertainty?


Here at Palomar College, critical thinking is integrated across many disciplines. Join this year's learning experience by contributing to our dialogue on "Societies in Transition - How do we cope in a world of uncertainty?" Silence = Death

Societies in Transition

The whole world seems to be experiencing a...

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Our Mission

The Performing Hearts project at Palomar College  fosters community dialogue through live events that open people”s hearts, eyes and minds. Pablo Picasso famously described art as, “A lie that reveals the truth.”  We offer performances and public gatherings that provide an occasion to analyze aspects of our society and the human condition from the multiple perspectives provided by differing academic disciplines.  This Blog site is the hub that will connect all the conversations and collect the documentation.

The Theme for 2014-15 is “Societies in Transition: How do we cope in an world of uncertainty?

The Theme for 2012-13  was “The Right To Think?! Science, Politics and Public Perception.”

The Theme for 2011-12 was LGBTQ Awareness.  Gender and sexuality in American culture.

  • Our community includes the locality of Palomar College and it”s surroundings, plus the virtuality of all those who engage with us via the blog.
  • We build community through shared experience and dialogue about the diverse struggles of marginalized peoples and groups among us and other pressing issues of the day.
  •  We provide a springboard for civil discourse both in person and on the internet .
  • We connect classrooms by finding common ground between  disciplines and bringing faculty and students from different disciplines into a shared discussion.
  • We promote awareness,  critical thinking  creative problem solving through dialogue.



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Recent Blog Posts

October 1, 2012 |

Paragon Springs Production Photos


September 17, 2012 |

Critical Questions Facing Our Nation

In our current political and economic climate, what are the obstacles and challenges to creating a well-informed citizenry capable of grappling with the difficult choices that face our nation?

August 17, 2012 |

Participating Classes 2012-13

Faculty Participant Join Here

August 15, 2012 |

Critical Thinking Under Attack

Critical Thinking Under Attack

August 14, 2012 |

Interview with playwright Steven Dietz

Paragon Springs  Interview of Steven Deitz and William Brown courtesy of www.timelinetheatre.com TimeLine’s...

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