Great Book discussions encourage participants to engage in the exchange of ideas that should form the basis of civil discourse in a democratic society. They familiarize readers with many of the written works and ideas, both old and new, which have a profound and formative influence on our world, with the hope that understanding our intellectual traditions' underlying assumptions is essential to making wise choices in both our personal lives and the civic arena. We will use "Great Books Conversations", volume 5 in paperback available through the Great Books Foundation (greatbooks.org/store or 312-332-5870). Authors include Euripides, Nathaniel Hawthorne, John Stuart Mill, Bertrand Russell, D.H. Lawrence, Jean-Paul Sartre, Doris Lessing, and others. Please join us for lively and thought-provoking discussions in one of OLLI's long standing groups.