1. Humanist Community Forum (2011-02-06): The Palo Alto Green Energy and Compost Initiative (Peter Drekmeier)


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    Peter Drekmeier, a long-time environmentalist and Palo Alto’s mayor in 2009, will discuss the Palo Alto Green Energy and Compost Initiative. The initiative aims to bring an anaerobic digestion facility to Palo Alto that would utilize microorganisms in enclosed containers to convert the city’s 60,000 tons per year of organic waste (yard trimmings, food scraps and sewage sludge) into clean, renewable energy and high quality compost. The facility would produce enough biogas to power 1,400 homes, and would reduce Palo Alto’s greenhouse gas emissions by 20,000 tons per year. It also would save the city $1 million per year.

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    • Sean Faircloth, Prescott Freethinkers & Secular Student Alliance of Prescott College event


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      A co-event sponsored by: Prescott Freethinkers & Secular Student Alliance of Prescott College March 9, 2011 Prescott, Arizona Sean Faircloth Executive Director, Secular Coalition for America

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      • Humanist Views - the Humanist Institute Class 17


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        Original Air Date: 12/14/10 More information at: www.humanistsofmn.org

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        • Humanism: Making Bigger Circles with Isaac Asimov


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          Dr. Isaac Asimov, popular science fiction author and past AHA president, narrates this film which attempts to dispel common myths and misconceptions about the philosophy of Humanism. Humanist perspectives are presented on: abortion, censorship, creation vs. evolution, church–state separation, gay rights, women’s rights and nuclear disarmament. 1986, Running time 45 minutes. Produced by the American Humanist Association. Visit www.americanhumanist.org for more information. (Our apologies for the period of black at the start of the film. Video starts at the :20 mark)

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          • 03.06.11 "How Do We Know?" - Rev. Dr. Daniel Kanter


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            "How Do We Know?" What is genuine in religious life?

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            • 03.06.11 UU Jazz Band Selections


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              "Come Sunday" ~ Ellington Tina Swartzendruber, vocal "After the Goldrush" ~ Young Mary Hestand, Tina Swartzendruber, & Lisa Warner, vocals "Jazz Exercise No. 6" ~ Peterson "Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound" ~ Paxton Mary Hestand, Fred Garza, Tina Swartzendruber, vocals

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              • 03.06.11 Matching Funds Gift Announcement


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                Church members Tris Houck and Lyssa Jenkens announce a very generous matching gift in our capital campaign to complete the funding of our new building. Thank you Trish and Lyssa for all you do!

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                • 03.06.11 Hope's Door First Sunday Testimonial


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                  The recipient of our March First Sunday Collection is Hope's Door, which provides shelter to victims of domestic abuse. More information available here: http://hopesdoorinc.org/

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                  • 03.06.11 Children.Story


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                    Another Magic Box mystery solved? Decide for your self as Rev. Daniel Kanter and Rev. Aaron White sort through clues to unravel the meaning of Lent.

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                    • 02.27.11 3rd Homily, Song, Closing, Postlude


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                      3rd Homily: Jay Coffey Song: "Good Friends" ~ Anonymous led by Susan Slagle and YRUU Youth Closing Words: Susan Slagle Postlude: Gigue, from Sonata in d minor ~ Bach Miriam Beebe, viola

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