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Roger Hawcroft

"Contribute where I can"

Toowoomba, QL, Australia
male, age 68
committed relationship, 4 children
Speaks: English and a little French
Joined Feb 13, 2009
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Only a Pawn ...

"Wherever I go my suffering is already installed to clear the way.  I'd recognise it anywhere, even if it were to transform itself into a peaceful butterfly, because it always comes towards me with clenched fists and knocks me down."  (Rose R Cappiello - "Oh Lucky Country"

 
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Joined Feb 13, 2009 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Professional Connections, Support a Cause, Other 
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Groups Animal Advocates, Animal House, Atheist/Agnostic Alliance, Click 4 A Change, Click free to donate and Petitions, Save Our Animals
Hometown Toowoomba, Qld 
Homepage http://crustytroll@trollmagic.net/  
Birthday Aug 02, 1947  
Languages English and a little French  
About Me A survivor of the British underclass & a survivor in the sense of psychobabble labeling because I'm mentally "different". Passionate advocate for victims of selfish materialism and worse. Physically, short & unprepossessing. Preferring the company of animals to that of most human beings yet in awe of the great thinkers, scientists, artists, writers and such of history.
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  Lifestyle
Pets 1 Groenendaal, 1 Cockatiel  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Nullifidian  
Eating Habits Largely vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me I first ran away from home when I was 3 years old. I'm still running ...
My Philosophy Question,question,question - then question again. Attempt to understand what and who I don't. That intuition and reason are both necessary to human survival.
What Gives Me Hope Young people, often aware beyond their years,who "collectively" and actively work to promote a better society.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Introduce philosophy into the curriculum in all schools
What/who changed my life and why The Little Prince (Antoine de St Exupery) changed my life because it showed me the variety of characteristics both good and bad of the human being..
What Bugs Me Selfishness, Organised religion, Self rightousness, Hypocrisy, Self appointed *stars*, Consumerism, People who bully others  
Passions Equity, Human rights, Social justice, Women's hockey, Women's soccer, Nature, Animals, Preventing injustice, Women's netball, Exceptional people  
Inspirations Antoine de St. Exupery, Ani di Franco, Karen Armstrong, Louisa Lawson, Caroline Chisholm, Fiona French, Susan B Anthony, Alice Walker, Tiffany Bickford, Ellie Donnelly, Ang Sang Su Kyi, Fred Hollows, George Sorros, Ernest Hemingway, Christopher Hitchens, Frida Kahlo, Bob  
What Scares Me Reactionism, Physical aggression, Materialism, Prejudice, Intolerance, Rudeness, Selfishness  
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Role Models Ang Sang Su Kyi  
Quotation "Tha can allus tell a Yorkshireman, but tha canna tell 'im much."
Interests My family, Animal welfare, Improving, Caring, Helping, Thinking, Learning, Writing, Reading, Photography, Political Economy, Psychology, Philosophy, Theology, Social effects of digitisation, mental health issues  
Books Wind sand and stars, Blake - Collected poems, The Ancient mariner, Pilgermann, Growth of the soil, Knulp, The Ragged trousered philanthropists, Krippendorf's tribe, The Old man and the sea, Fidel: A Biography, My family and other animals, Where the wild things are, I  
Music Rodriguez, John Mayall, John Lee Hooker, Diana Krall, Rita Coolidge, Katie Melua, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Derroll Adams, John Hartford, Alison Crowe, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, John Lee Hooker, Eva Cassidy, The Wallflowers, Sheryl Crowe, Jennifer Warne  
Movies Picnic at hanging rock, From here to eternity, Klute, Butch Cassidy &amp, the Sundance Kid, All the President's men, Apocalypse now, The Interpreter, Bullit, Pale Rider, Watership Down, Animal Farm, Out of Africa, Vanishing Point (Barry Newman), On Golden Pond  
TV Shows Documentaries of all sorts, Wildside, The Drum, Hog, Formula 1 racing, Women's hockey, Women's soccer, Women's netball, Big Ideas, Spooks, The Good wife  
Favorite Foods Baked potato, Hard cheese, Grapes, Pavlova, Mashed potato, Thick sausage, Yorkshire pudding, Fillet steak, Homus, Chicken wraps, Kebabs, Tuna mornay, Roast vegetables, Salads, Bran, Asian crispy noodles, Salmon, Almond tarts, Fruit cake, Chocolate, Ice cream  
Favorite Places Wherever there are no people, Central Australia, The Moors, Yorkshire, cliff tops, countryside  
Can't Live Without Other than the obvious - nothing  
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