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Vasiliki B.

"To speak for those who can't. Animal Rights Movement. Animal Liberation."

Kensington, CT, USA
female, age 31
committed relationship
Speaks: English, Greek
Joined Aug 16, 2006


 
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sohodizin = means the radiance that comes from the stars. (A navajo word.)

All of life, all of creation, comes from the stars.

The earth is spinning through space, like a spaceship. And spinning past us, sometimes less than 50 light years away, are supernovae that could completely destroy the Earth. And the only controls we have on this ship are the crystal skulls. They are part of a crystal matrix that links us on this earth with the rest of the Universe.


Hair is like the antenna to the soul. It contains information. The whole history of your life is recorded in your hair. So when we use hair to polish the crystal skull, it passes on that inforation to the skull and so the skull contains all the history and all the wisdom of those who carved and polished it using their own hair.

Every human being has a connection with the crystal skulls, for the unheard sound of creation also vibrates from the crystal skull to your own skull and it is already in your thoughts. It is part of an unseen force that holds your life together. It is a vibration that is woven into everything. It is a tone that is always going to be with you. It is the gift of creation that has manifest your human form and provided you, and each and everyone of us, with knowledge, abilities and talents. It has given you life to enjoy. The crystal skull emits a certain tone so that you may realize your resonance with the sound of creation. the wisdom of the skulls becomes available when you open yourself to this mystery and let the sound come in.



Off the Grid and Self Sustaining:
 My Ultimate Goal


Why off the Grid? 







More than anything else being off the grid represents security. You may have to spend money to start with, but the results are worth it.

Being off the grid means having your own power when everyone else's is out because of a power failure. It means you can rely on not only your own power system, but the food you grow, and the the water you drink. You won't be affected by the cost of rising prices for your utility bills, and you can continue to operate despite any fuel shortages.

Being off the grid also means that even though you may hopefully never need it, your alternative energy source is there for you in the event of any sort of national emergency.
Organic Farming 





Fear of growing unsafe crops due to pesticide related diseases has prompted some people to look for healthier alternatives. To grow produce free from harmful additives is an obtainable goal. As people become aware more of the dangers of pesticides, the demand for organic food is on the rise. According to the Organic Certification regulatory text, organic food must be grown by:
"Methods used to enhance crop health and prevent weed, pest, or disease problems without the use of substances; examples include the selection of appropriate varieties and planting sites; proper timing and density of plantings; irrigation; and extending a growing season by manipulating the microclimate with green houses, cold frames, or wind breaks.(USDA)"

All of these criteria are met without using nonrenewable resources or exploiting the land. A self sustaining farm that grows its own food does not need pesticides or herbicides because a truly self-sustaining farm has an ecosystem that regulates pests and weeds naturally. You will get better crops using a rotation method which involves planting crops in different places to replenish nutrients in the soil. Using natural pest control is also a better way to grow crops. Insects and certain plants can regulate pests naturally. If weeding is needed the weeds can be reused as mulch or food for livestock. The self-sustainability and reusability of organic farming is greatly beneficial for the farmers. Production costs are drastically cut. Avoiding the application and storing of inorganic pesticides also can save a great deal of money. Growing organic food is environmentally friendly, healthy and best of all, delicious
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A Living Roof 





Living roofs are a fairly new concept, but they are becoming more and more popular. They reduce the amount of storm water runoff and improve the quality of water going into streams and waterways. In addition to that, they help control polution by filtering it from the air, and they reduce noise levels. Because it keeps your house warmer in winter and cooler in the summer, it also provides you with long term financial benefits, by cutting down on the amount of energy needed to heat and cool your home.

Living roofs last about forty years, as opposed to the average of seventeen years for a roof made of other materials. Plus, they are low maintanence, with almost nothing in the way of repair or replacement and damage considerations. The cost of a living, or green roof varies greatly depending on the size, slope, and the type of system and plants used.

You also need to take into account several issues before you decide if a living roof is what you need. Your climate, zoning laws, and the structure of your house all have to be considered first. You will also have to check with your insurance company to see if they will cover your new roof.

You will need a professional to help you install a living roof. If it is to succeed, it has to have proper drainage and irrigation. The right materials must be used as well. Make sure you research and ask questions. If a living roof is right for you, it is certainly worth consideration.

ENERGY- Off The Grid

Using microhydro electricity to live off grid
Probably the least-known of the off-grid energy systems, microhydro electricity uses a source of running water, like a stream, to generate electricity; it's produced from the energy in water flowing from a high level to a lower level that turns a turbine at the bottom end of the system.






Microhydro electricity generation can be the most cost effective of the three, according to Energy Alternatives Ltd., "Our experience with micro hydro systems has demonstrated that water power will produce between 10 and 100 times more power than PV or wind for the same capital investment." If your source is good, it runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing lots of off-grid energy for a long, long time; because it produces so much more consistent energy, fewer batteries are needed to store the energy because there is less (or zero) time that the system isn't harvesting energy. Of course, as with the other two, it requires pretty specific on-site conditions; if you don't have a stream in the backyard, you can't use microhydro.


Flywheel

Mechanical inertia is the basis of this storage method. A heavy rotating disc is accelerated by an electric motor, which acts as a generator on reversal, slowing down the disc and producing electricity. Electricity is stored as the kinetic energy of the disc. Friction must be kept to a minimum to prolong the storage time. This is often achieved by placing the flywheel in a vacuum and using magnetic bearings, tending to make the method expensive. Larger flywheel speeds allow greater storage capacity but require strong materials such as steel or composite materials to resist the centrifugal forces (or rather, to provide centripetal forces). The use of carbon nanotubes as a flywheel material is being researched[citation needed]. The ranges of power and energy storage technically and economically achievable, however, tend to make flywheels unsuitable for general power system application; they are probably best suited to load-leveling applications on railway power systems and for improving power quality in renewable energy systems. One application that currently uses flywheel storage is applications that require very high bursts of power for very short durations such as tokamak and laser experiments where a motor generator is spun up to operating speed and may actually come to a stop in one revolution. Flywheel storage is also currently used to provide Uninterruptible Power Supply systems (such as those in large datacenters) for ride-through power necessary during transfer - that is, the relatively brief amount of time between a loss of power to the mains and the warm-up of an alternate source, such as a diesel generator.






This potential solution has been implemented by EDA[14] in the Azores on the islands of Graciosa and Flores. This system uses a 18MWs flywheel to improve power quality and thus allow increased renewable energy usage. As the description suggests, these systems are again designed to smooth out transient fluctuations in supply, and could never be used to cope with an outage of couple of days or more. The most powerful flywheel energy storage systems available can hold up to 133 kWh of energy..


Four Season Geodesic Dome produces over 1000 pounds of FOOD!!!! Its Great!






 








I am a Vegan.

Like most people I would like to minimize the suffering in the world. I want to eliminate needless violence and pain and I give my support, wherever I can, to a positive approach to this goal. But like most people I never gave much of a thought to the impact my way of eating had on the world. Sure, I knew animals were killed for meat, but isn't that the way of nature? Isn't that the way of life's food chain?

*hanging*

But, I learned that the animals used for food in the United States today are not just killed; something else happens to them. And finding out about it has changed me forever.

The more Ive learned, the more Ive felt that if people knew what really goes on they would make major changes in their food chioces. Major changes that would go a very long way, not only towards improving their own health, but towards reducing the suffering in the world as well.

Lets Start with Chickens:

Chickens are not fearful creatures we have been conditioned to think. And generally-agreed upon idea that they are stupid is equally ungrounded in fact.
Personally, I wouldn't be too quick to define the intelligence of chickens. I'd be afraid of judging them by standards that are irrelavant to them.

WELCOME TO CHICKEN HEAVEN

No more barnyard chicken, the raising of them has been completly industrialized.

In trade magazines, Poultry World, Poultry Tribune, Poultry Digest, farmer and Stockbreeder, and Farm Journal...chickens are not called Chickens.
Flesh= Broilers
Eggs= Layers

HAPPY BIRTHDAY----FACTORY STYLE----
Male chicks of coarse have little use in the manufacture of eggs.

So what Happens to them?
 They are literally thrown away. We watched at one hatchery as "Chicken Pullers" weeded males from each tray and dropped them in heavy duty plastic bags. our guide explained "We put them in a bag and let them suffocate".

And they are perhaps....The lucky ones.


Chickens live 15 to 20 years.

layers live 2years..broilers live 2 months.

"Livestock methods and Production" R.S. Growe
"At the Animal Research Institute we are trying to breed animals without legs, and chickens without feathers."

Fred C. Haley President of a 225,000 hen Georgia Poultry firm put it:
"The object of producing eggs is to make money. When we forget this objective, we have forgotten what it is all about"

NOW WHAT?

THE POULTRY PRODUCERS CONSIDER THEMSELVES INNOCENT FROM ANY WRONG DOING.

They say they do what they do to bring down the price WE pay for our eggs and poultry.
That this should happen to involve the brutilization of BILLIONS of innocent animals is, as far as they are concerned, irrelevant.

"There is a destiny that makes us brothers
None goes his way alone-
All that we send into the lines of others
Comes back into our own."


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I don't know what shall be the destinies of those responcible for the anial factrories of today. But regardless of the future, it is already sadly true that they live in a heartless world. treating animals like machines, they are  profoundly seperated from nature, deeply alienated from kinship with life. they are already in a kind of hell.

IF WE BUY AND EAT THE PRODUCTS OF THIS SYSTEM OF FOOD PRODUCTION ARE WE NOT COLLUDING WITH THEM IN CREATING THIS HELL?

IS THAT HOW WE WANT TO VOTE WITH OUR LIVES?


THINK OF THE FIERCE ENERGY CONCENTRATED IN AN ACORN!

YOU BURY IT IN THE GROUND AND IT EXPLODES INTO A GIANT OAK!

BURY A SHEEP, AND NOTHING HAPPENS BUT DECAY.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW















"This is not just about diet. Don't believe everything you see. The world is an illusion. Wake up. There are many things all around us made from animals that we never notice. We're so disconnected; we don't even notice this right in front of our face three times a day. When we open our circle of compassion to all, we grow as a people and our treatment of each other and others improves. It really is about peace, love, and compassion for all"

McDonald's brags:  60 Billion sold
McDonald's doesn't brag about:  50 million butchered
McDonald's clown, Ronald McDonald, tells children:  Hamburgers grow in hamburger patches and love to be eaten.
McDonald's clown, Ronald McDonald, doesn't tell children: Hamburgers are ground up cows who've had their throats slit by machetes or their brains bashed in by sledgehammers.
Original actor to play Ronald McDonald:  Jeff Juliano
Diet now followed by Jeff Juliano:  Vegetarian







How frequently a child dies of starvation:  Every 2 seconds






Pounds of potatoes that can be grown on 1 acre of land:  20,000
Pounds of beef that can be produced on 1 acre of land: 165






Percentage of U.S. agricultural land used to produce beef: 56






Pounds of grain and soybeans needed to produce 1 pound of feedlot beef: 16
Pounds of protein fed to chickens to produce 1 pound of protein as
chicken flesh:  5 pounds
Pounds of protein fed to hogs to produce 1 pound of protein as hog flesh:  7.5 pounds






Number of children who starve to death every day:  40,000






Number of pure vegetarians who can be fed on the amount of land needed to feed 1 person consuming meat-based diet: 20






Number of people who will starve to death this year:  60,000,000






Number of people who could be adequately fed by the grain saved if Americans reduced their intake of meat by 10%:  60,000,000








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Homepage http://www.deathrowdogct.org  
Birthday Sept 07, 1982  
Languages English, Greek  
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Pets Roxanne, Crazy, Bessy, Peter, Roberto, Betty, maury, Mohambo mi tumbo, Little Dog, Mi Mi  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning
Religions God Is Everything, Everything is God  
Eating Habits Vegan  
Wild Fact About Me My Mind and Soul are older than my body.
My Philosophy
What Gives Me Hope Death and to come back again and learn over and over till i get it right
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Change that USDA Food Paramid and Re-educate the nation on what Humans are suppose to eat. We would get rid of a lot of problems that way. Health problems, Hunger problems, money problems, and tyrants. Think of the energy to feed a meat eater and the energy it takes to feed a vegan.
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me Ignorance, Laziness, Name Brands  
Passions My Life until the Next One  
Inspirations  
What Scares Me paris hilton and INSECTS, but INSECTS  
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Interests Art/Design, recycling, meditation, music, philosophy, reading, wildlife, Travel/Adventure  
Books Ancient Cultures, DNA Manipulation, alien/ufos, conspiracies, true stories, poetry, Almost anything worth reading  
Music Dead Prez, KRS-ONE, Erykah Badu and too many more to mention, Floetry, India Arie, A Perfect Circle, Tool, John Coltrane, Jazz Standard, Greek Rebetika, World Folk music  
Movies  
TV Shows Got Rid Of TV Its Mind Control  
Favorite Foods NO MSG NO DIET COKE, Anything without Artificial Flavors, Anything without Food Colorings, Anything with out Additives, Anything with out Perservatives, Anything without Dairy, Anything without animal flesh  
Favorite Places Andromeda, Still working on this  
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    Now all my singing Dreams are gone,
    But none knows where they have fled
    Nor by what trails they have left me.
    Return, O Dreams of my heart,
    And sing in the Summer twilight,
    By the creek and the almond thicket
    And the field that is bordered with lupins!

    Now is my refuge to seek
    In the hollow of friendly shoulders,
    Since the singing is stopped in my pulse
    And the earth and the sky refuse me;
    Now must I hold by the eyes of a friend
    When the high white stars are unfriendly.

    Over-sweet is the refuge for trusting;
    Return and sing, O my Dreams,
    In the dewy and palpitant pastures,
    Till the love of living awakes
    And the strength of the hills to uphold me.


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