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Archer Book Club: November 2020

Welcome to the Archer Book Club, or the ABC!

Selection of the Month

  • Good natured the origins of right and wrong in humans and other animals by Frans de Waal
  • Meeting Day: Wednesday November 18th
  • Time: 12pm - 1pm (Canada Central Standard Time)

Discussion Points

The following conversation points will be used as basic prompts for discussion, food for thought, etc.

  • What is the central idea discussed in the book? What issues or ideas does the author explore? Are they personal, sociological, global, political, economic, spiritual, medical, or scientific?
  • Do the issues affect your life? How so—directly,on a daily basis, or more generally? Now or sometime in the future?
  • What are the implications for the future? Are there long- or short-term consequences to the issues raised in the book? Are they positive or negative...affirming or frightening?
  • How controversial are the issues raised in the book? Who is aligned on which sides of the issues? Where do you fall in that line-up?
  • Talk about specific passages that struck you as significant—or interesting, profound, amusing, illuminating, disturbing, sad...? What was memorable?

Adapted from Generic Nonfiction Questions https://www.litlovers.com/run-a-book-club/questions-for-nonfiction

Further Reading and Materials

Zoom Meeting Information

Zoom information will be provided closer to the planned meeting: 12:00pm-1:00pm, November 18, 2020.