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Hana T.

"Future With a Difference"

Prague, Czech Republic
Speaks: Czech - native, English and some Spanish
Joined Oct 14, 2010

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Groups Amnesty International, DUO for World Peace, Defenders of Wildlife, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Dog Lovers, Earth Day, Elephant Lovers, Global Activists For Animal Rights, Global Consciousness Project - Care2 Change The World?, Greenpeace, Jane Goodall Institute: Race for the Primates, NARAL Pro-Choice America, NPR - National Public Radio, NWF - National Wildlife Federation more »
Hometown Prague 
Birthday April 23  
Languages Czech - native, English and some Spanish  
About Me Though sometimes extroverted and outgoing on the outside, I am really an introvert, I enjoy 121 conversations of substance, I like to spend time reading, hiking with my dogs, watching movies or just watching the sunset on a sunny autumn day. And, I love the sound of sea waves on a beach, the squaking of seagulls or the sound of fire crackling...

I am a good listener and dependable and loyal friend. I am quite serious-minded, down-to-earth and intense but I know how to enjoy and appreciate the simple things in life, I like to have a good laugh, I have sense of humor and like getting to know new things.

I am interested in psychology, sociology, photography, film, theater, world politics.

I divide my spare time between animal welfare work, hiking or swimming, spending time with my friends, reading and theater-going. I love taking a good long hike with my dogs or go for a swim after a long day of work, sometimes a good book, movie (mainly documentaries and independent movies, though I've seen Iron Man 3 also :)), or a good theater play does the trick.

Oh, and I like music too..the selection depends on the mood but I hardly ever say no to Damien Rice, Leo Cohen, Keith Jarrett or Placebo. Also, I find instrumentals by Mihaly Vig, Clint Mansell, Abel Korzeniowski or Ennio Morricone hard to resist.

I also like to travel...I've been to most European countries, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, I lived and traveled in the U.S. and enjoyed it all as it's been a great learning experience.

I am a believer in animal and human rights and have been an ethical vegetarian for 16 years. I firmly believe that awareness and education are key to tolerance and personal development.

I've volunteered in animal and homeless shelters since high-shool. For over 3 years now, I've been running my own small animal shelter in my spare time (I have a full time job in banking). On top of providing shelter to strays, we provide work opportunities to homeless people who receive moderate wages and sometimes shelter in return.

Furthermore, we focus on educational activities and work with elementary schools to promote volunteerism and integrate animal welfare as part of the curriculum.

I value sincerity, thoughtfulness and dependability and offer the same. I always dig beneath the surface for substance and character in whatever type of relationship.

I relate to somewhat introverted and philosophical-minded people of firm character and principles with an open mind and inner gentleness who are perceptive, reflective, thoughtful, sincere and socially aware. I hold special respect for people actively involved in a cause that helps others (people, animals, environment..) not just concerned with themselves and their own needs.

I don't get along well with superficial or overly assertive, loud, impulsive, insensitive, narrow-minded, indifferent and forceful people with me-first attitude, lack of respect for others, lack of empathy and backbone.
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Pets dog  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Agnostic  
Eating Habits Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy You can't build a reputation on what you are GOING to do
What Gives Me Hope charitable behavior, kindness, self-reflection, self-improvement
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Focus on comprehensive educational programs on animal/human rights, ethics and environment for schools and the public and tackle homelessness (among others)
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me cruelty to animals and people, lack of respect for nature/others, Helplessness, intolerance, injustice, ignorance, Excessive Consumerism, abusive people  
Passions swimming, documentaries, theater, movies, charity work, hiking in the mountains, traveling, reading, making a difference, broadening my horizons, art, books, animals  
What Scares Me Ignorance, Religious Extremism, Disrespect for others, cruel people, apathy  
Role Models  
Quotation Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act
Interests ecology, Holistic Health, My pets., psychology, Spirituality/Philosophy, environmentalism, Traveling and learning about the world, Charity work, Swimming, Theater, Movies, Reading, Astrology  
Books Mystery or crime novels, Sci-fi, C.G.Jung, Psychology and Sociology, Autobiographies and biographies  
Music Placebo, Sopor Aeternus, Loreena McKennitt, Clint Mansell, Clannad, Alternative and classic rock, folk music, "golden oldies", Leonard Cohen  
Movies Stardust, Libertine, Magnolia, United States Of Leland, The Reader, For The Bible Tells Me So, American Beauty, Out of Africa, The Hours, Adaptation, 12 by Nikita Mihalkov, Stalker, 300, 21 Grams, Babel, Burn After Reading, Shrek, Full Monty, Shake Hands With the  
TV Shows Dog Whisperer, The Simpsons, Supernatural, Big Bang Theory, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet  
Favorite Foods vegetarian dishes, veg soups, fruits and veggies, Indian cuisine  
Favorite Places home, woods, the mountains, Old Man Mountain -Estes Park, San Francisco, In front of a fireplace at night!, Boulder CO, Brighton, St James's Park in London, Trafalgar Square- London  
Can't Live Without sunshine, laughter, computer, books, art, animals  
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    Apr 22, 2013 12:29 PM

    Gary G. (2486)

    Happy Birthday with much beauty!

    Cape Hatteras, NC; Oct 2012

    Apr 22, 2012 7:54 PM

    Gary G. (2486)

    Happy Birthday with many flowers!

    Hiking in Glacier National Park

    Jan 1, 2012 10:00 PM

    Richard Zane S. (86)


    you are thoughtful sincere and caring person,and i wish the best for you this new year. People like you make the world more rich and intricate. enjoy one of my latest creations, celebrating our dances at our native american gatherings. (I hope this attaches!)
    Oct 27, 2011 12:08 PM

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    Oct 19, 2011 7:47 PM

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    Apr 22, 2011 12:00 PM

    Gary G. (2486)

    Happy Birthday with many Rainbows!

    Chichen Itza, Mexico

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    Oct 15, 2010 5:57 PM

    Gary G. (2486)

    Thanks for joining DUO and being a friend!

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