Living-Foods: Personals: Chris
|Date Posted||Jul 5, 2002|
|Location||Portland, OREGON, OR, USA|
|I eat||76%-95% Living/Raw Vegetarian Foods|
|Occupation||Promoting sustainability / compassion / symbiosis / synergy; living; learning. Science / technology and entrepreneurial ventures at times.|
|Description||My interests are boundless (I'm a 'renaissance man').
My essential qualities are intelligence, compassion, passion, creativity, and curiousity.
I enjoy discovery and enjoyment of natural beauty as well as
creative artistic beauty in many forms. I've been vegan for almost five years.
For the past couple of years I've been increasingly learning of and participating
in a raw vegan diet. I wish for environmental sustainability, compassionate
preservation of the many species of life, healthy evolution of human/social
consciousness and practices, and continual personal growth by learning and experience.
I enjoy 'being green', living simply in many ways, being visionary and contemplative of
new ideas and possibilities.
|Hobbies||Astronomy, hiking, cycling, photography.
Reading, learning, dreaming, doing.
Creatively developing ideas and projects.
Being green. Voluntary simplicity.
Exploring nature, watching animals.
Considering new possibilities.
Enjoying museums, gardens, nature, theater.
Learning of the sciences and technology.
Studying history, language, discovering new things.
Listening to diverse music.
|Goals||To improve myself. Seeking synergy, friendship, and intimacy in new relationships.
To learn a new languages. To become more proficient with raw foods.
Finding the healthiest diet. Devoting more time to worthy causes.
Learning more about organic / veganic permaculture and doing some gardening.
Exploring the world. Finding quality environs and people to connect with.
|Quote||"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." -- Ghandi.
"I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of the whole human being" - Abraham Lincoln
"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for whites or women for men" - Alice Walker
"We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children." -- David Bower
"For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love." -- Pythagoras
"There is no fundamental difference between man and the higher animals in their mental faculties… The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery. /
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal." -- Charles Darwin
"Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet." --
"Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages." -- Thomas Edison
"The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your idea of ‘real food for real people,’ you'd better live real close to a real good hospital."
-- Neal D. Barnard, M.D. President PCRM.
"The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones." -- Keynes
"Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity."
-- Edwin H. Land
"In a way, risking climate change is even more frightening than playing Russian roulette … but with the pistol pointed at the head of one's child …." -- Stephen J. Decanio,
"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards out of men." -- Abraham Lincoln
|Ideal Mate||I wish to find others with values and interests synergistic with and complementary to mine.
I'm open to possibilities for new friendships, collaboration, or a romantic partner.
I'd appreciate someone I could learn from, learn with, and share life's beauties with.
I seek those having the qualities of trustworthiness, ethicality, intelligence, passion, and compassion.
Someone who seeks and values personal growth, health, physical fitness,
wisdom, and knowledge. She is creative, curious, perhaps artistic, enlightened,
and aspires for positive accomplishments (both selfish and selfless).
You're vegan (or very close to it :). You appreciate fresh, organic, raw foods.
You love animals, and you try to live in a 'green' manner.
|Contact||Click here to send an email to Chris|
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