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BILL GERACI, ESP Teacher




Major: UChicago

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: 1982

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Past Classes

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H686: Everything I've Learned about Addiction and 12 Step Programs in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
Come learn what kinds of stuff / activities people can become addicted to. Why aren't you an addict? What's the use and abuse of addiction? What do addictions have to do with emotional age and emotional tools? Why can 12-step programs help? Why are 12 step programs "the last house on the block"--a last opportunity for some sanity? [Note that we may discuss issues which some may find triggering.]


H689: The biochemical challenge to Ecstatic Religion -or- the nature of miracles in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
Jill Taylor had a catastrophic stroke from which, over years, she recovered. See a wondrous talk by this brain scientist and learn how our minds work within the world. But that’s not enough! Come see how her experiences challenge a basic element of all religions. And then escape that apparent dilemma!


A690: A New Way to See Movies from Our Past in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
What good are old movies? Some are just plain great movies having terrific performances, great photography and / or writing. (Even in black and white! Even silent!) And some are just crap. But there's another entire use for old movies. Come find a new way to see into our past! Increase your awareness of things present and past!


H691: How to Succeed with Bosses and Bureaucrats in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
(This is a class which you’ll use likely daily for the rest of your life!) We all live in hierarchical structures: Work, family,  school…. What patterns should you watch for and which tactics may you use to help your point win the day? Come learn some of the tactics used by bad bosses…and some history, too! And I’ve got movie clips!


A729: Pop music and pop psychology in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
Do you know an entire sub-genre of popular music from our past was based on a now-discredited pop psychology? Come learn about this music and it’s time. See how this happened and then speculate whether this kind of thing might be in today’s music.


H503: Why Your Government Lies to You in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Governments Lie to their citizens. Why? Democratic, authoritarian, doesn’t matter. We’ll look at a moment in the US’ past when our Government lied to us and figure out why.


H504: What A Government We Have! What Government Do We Have? in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
What are the three ways humans have organized themselves? And how have we Americans set ourselves up for our "experiment"? Are we a democracy? Spoiler alert: It's not what you think! Come find out just how crazily our Founding Fathers didn't trust politicians!


H505: The Four Forms of Prayer in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Prayers are a large part of our relationship with God. But what forms do prayers take and what do these forms tell us? From Homeric Greek to 20th Century movies clips: how may we learn more about our relationship to God by re-examining the four forms of prayer.


H506: A New Way to See Movies from Our Past in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
What good are old movies? Some are just plain great movies having terrific performances, great photography and / or writing. (Even in black and white! Even silent!) And some are just crap. But there's another entire use for old movies. Come find out what I mean and see if you really see into our past! Increase your awareness of things present and past!


H507: How to Succeed with Bosses and Bureaucrats in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
(This is a class which you’ll use likely daily for the rest of your life!) We all live in hierarchical structures: Work, family,  school…. What patterns should you watch for and which tactics should you take to help your point win the day? Come learn some of the tactics used by bad bosses…and some history, too!


H508: How To Hear Politicians and Political Speech in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Pre Trump what are the patterns and buzzwords of modern political speech? What should you listen for? And how can you know what to ignore? Learn how to discard the junk and get toward the meat....


H509: The three great American lies in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Come learn why all hierarchical societies (and what *that* means) must be based on lies. Briefly consider historical examples. Then explore the three greatest lies of our own society and how they show up throughout our lives. See if you agree! Understand what to watch for to understand how you’re being manipulated and therefore how to avoid it. And a new way to see what goes on around you.


H510: The biochemical challenge to Ecstatic Religion -or- the nature of miracles. in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
All religions have an "ecstatic" element to them. Think of Muslim Sufis, Jewish Kabalists or some of the Christian Monks or Hindu saints. But what if someone could achieve that ecstatic sate because of a stroke? What does that do to this aspect of religion?


H511: The Actual Nature of Human Nature in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Why do people act the way do? Tired of theories which don't work in the real world? Come hear what I’ve figured out so far. I approach this from several angles…and have two sentences which explain 80% of Our Human Endeavor. Let’s compare notes!


H35: How to Succeed with Bosses and Bureaucrats in Rainstorm Spring 2020 (May. 30 - 31, 2020)
(This is a class which you’ll use likely daily for the rest of your life!) We all live in hierarchical structures: Work, family, school…. What patterns should you watch for and which tactics may you use to help your point win the day? Come learn some of the tactics used by bad bosses…and some history, too! And I’ve got movie clips!