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Smart Gardens and Energy Gardens
Elizabeth K. Frances

Presented by Elizabeth K. Frances, President of The Garden Angels Landscape Design in Salem, OR. Elizabeth gives presentations quite regularly, and has a fun discussion about installing Smart Gardens and Energy Gardens which are becoming popular, even on the smallest of properties. She thinks humanists might have great interest in such a topic, as designing these places helps people "get off the grid" as much as possible with their living spaces and lifestyles. Great news for today.

'ACT'ing For Spiritual Development
Hank Robb, PhD, ABPP

Preceded by a short reading, this program by speaker Hank Robb, PhD, ABPP was recorded on 2/1/09 at a regular meeting of the Humanists of Greater Portland (Oregon), or HGP. Presented by Hank Robb, Ph.D., ABPP who is a licensed psychologist, Humanist Minister, Board Certified in Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology and, for the last 8 years, Chair for the Religious & Spiritual Special Interest Group of

The Sanctity of Sovereignty vs. the Imperative of Intervention
Jeff Seward, PhD

Presented by Jeff Seward, PhD (Pacific University). When is the intervening of a country by another to defend human rights acceptable? The issue of humanitarian interventions and the balancing of human rights concerns with respect for sovereignty may become more and more salient under an Obama administration as many folks on the left intermittently support the idea of intervening to defend human rights. A brief, provocative intro to the subject is used to stimulate a discussion.

Rural Living In Siberia
Troy Downing

Presented by Troy Downing, OSU Extension Agent. Troy starts with an introduction to Russia followed by what his assignments, who sent him and where he specifically traveled. He will share highlights from each of his 5 trips accompanied by photos and some closing thoughts about the Russian people. Troy maintains contacts and communications in the area.