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Rich May

"To help make a difference in the world"

Paris, ON, Canada
male, age 52
married, 2 children
Speaks: english, french
Joined Apr 4, 2013

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Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works. - Carl Sagan

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to it's children. -Dietrich Bonhoeffer

It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as life lasts. -Rachel Carson

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster it's renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival. -Wendell Berry

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. - Carl Sagan

"The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else." - Barry Commoner, US biologist / environmentalist.

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. -Jane Goodall

"The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of earth." - Thomas Berry, historian.

'Earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth' - Chief Seattle

"It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can." - Sydney Smith

I know that the molecules in my body are traceable To phenomena in the cosmos. That makes me want to grab people in the street And say, have you heard this?? - DeGrasse Tyson

The cosmos is also within us, we’re made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself. - Carl Sagan

All life is related. And it enables us to construct with confidence. The complex tree that represents the history of life. - David Attenborough

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Joined Apr 4, 2013 Activist Aspirations Rabid 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
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Groups ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
Hometown Paris, ON 
Birthday Oct 22, 1961  
Languages english, french  
About Me In my personal life, I love rock climbing, mountain biking, and experiencing life to the fullest. In my professional life, I teach and train people how to survive and work safely in dangerous occupations.

I got into the Health & Safety business 31 years ago, when I pulled a supervisor and a friend's body parts out of a 5000lbs meat grinder due to an "industrial accident" at a meat company I worked for in Toronto, Canada. I guess you would say that is when I received my "calling".

I love what I do, it is very rewarding, it is always interesting, I meet and talk to a lot of different people and the travelling is a bonus...I love flying.

I also love learning new things, over the years, I have earned a Degree in Business Management, a Bachelor degree in Medical Sciences, a Master of Medical Sciences Degree and my doctorate in Health Sciences, all in the US.
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Pets Bengal Cat  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Spiritual but not religious, spiritualist  
Eating Habits Coffee - Now!, Keep it local and organic, Keep it Healthy  
Wild Fact About Me I compete in Warrior Dash (the extreme run/marathon from hell) each year...that's pretty wild, lol.
My Philosophy A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. The government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves -- tax it. If it keeps moving -- regulate it. And if it stops moving subsidize it. Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenagers...disaster is imminent. What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
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I have a religion--but you will call it blasphemy. It is that there is a God for the rich man but none for the poor or sick.....Perhaps your religion will sustain you, will feed you -- but I place no dependence in mine. Our religions are alike, though, in one respect -- neither can make a man happy when he is out of luck.
What Gives Me Hope My big beautiful Bengal cat was a rescue cat who gives me hope because he shows so much love all the time...if he can do that then I can too.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Get rid of all the stagnant politicians and protect all wildlife throughout our beautiful planet. Protect the rainforests and trees because without them we are doomed.
What/who changed my life and why Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, Sean Swarner, Liz Murray
What Bugs Me Any one that would hurt an animal, Any one that would hurt a child, (Some) Religion, corrupted sonofabitches, cruelty, cruel persons, Destroying the planet !!!, idiotic politicians, GOP leadership, mean obnoxious people  
Passions traveling, spirituality, peace, nature, my friends, my family, MY CHILDREN!!!, making a difference, love, LIFE!!!, learning, environment, earth, cats, broadening my horizons, animals  
Inspirations animals, Cloudless Nights, good people, friends, Kindness in any form, love, kittens purring, listening to gentle rain, my family, nature, sounds of the night, the sound of the ocean, the beauty of nature, togetherness, Well lived lives  
What Scares Me our planet, Assholes in power that are destroying  
Role Models Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, Sean Swarner  
Quotation A man who asks no questions shows his ignorance in silence
Interests movies, Medicine / Health Care, Body/Personal Care, fitness, ecology, environment, humor, My pets., pets, Travel/Adventure, wildlife, Mind/Body/Spirit  
Books adventure, crime, mystery  
Music All genres with some exceptions  
Movies The Green Mile, Finding Nemo, Forrest Gump, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, Shawshank Redemption, The 6th Sence  
Favorite Foods Yeah ... A lot of chocolate, steak, seafood, salad, real baked goods, pasta, italian, But I still love shrimp!, Pizza, Yeah ... and a bit of chocolate too  
Favorite Places Bora Bora, FIJI, Bermuda, Dominican, Mexico, Halifax - my favourite city, woods, the ocean, the mountains, rainforests - Amazon, My bed, In front of a fireplace at night!, Canada (I love my home)  
Can't Live Without water, sunshine, nature, love, laughter, friends and family, freedom, Earth and Air, animals  
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    Lion Cub with Mom: Reflections at the Waterhole.Beautiful picture for you my beautiful caring friend...Loving hugs.Liz Xx

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    image name    Love and sweet hugs always for you my lovely friend...Love Liz Xx
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    My best friend quotes cute animals friends cat dogFriendship means so much...Dearest Rich wishing you a most wonderful monday full of love and special moments.I enjoyed a lovely weekend spending time with my son but it went too quick!!! THANK YOU for your warmth and beautiful message that touched my heart,YOU are a treasure!!! Love and a thousand hugs.Liz Xx
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