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Luke the Vegan

"A drowning man will clutch at a serpent"

Freo, WA, Australia
male, age 40
committed relationship
Speaks: English
Joined Aug 13, 2003
What I Want to Do: Walk over cars

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Cows with Guns

Fat and docile, big and dumb
They look so stupid, they aren’t much fun

Cows aren’t fun

They eat to grow, grow to die
Die to be et at the hamburger fry

Cows well done

Nobody thunk it, nobody knew
No one imagined the great cow guru

Cows are one

He hid in the forest, read books with great zeal
He loved Che Guevera, a revolutionary veal

Cow Se Tongue

He spoke about justice, but nobody stirred
He felt like an outcast, alone in the herd

Cow doldrums

He mooed we must fight, escape or we’ll die
Cows gathered around, cause the steaks were so high

Bad cow pun

But then he was captured, stuffed into a crate
Loaded onto a truck, where he rode to his fate

Cows are bummed

He was a scrawny calf, who looked rather woozy
No one suspected he was packing an Uzi

Cows with guns

They came with a needle to stick in his thigh
He kicked for the groin, he pissed in their eye

Cow well hung

Knocked over a tractor and ran for the door
Six gallons of gas flowed out on the floor

Run cows run!

He picked up a bullhorn and jumped up on the hay
We are free roving bovines, we run free today
We will fight for bovine freedom
And hold our large heads high
We will run free with the Buffalo, or die

Cows with guns

They crashed the gate in a great stampede
Tipped over a milk truck, torched all the feed

Cows have fun

Sixty police cars were piled in a heap
Covered in cow pies, covered up deep

Much cow dung

Black smoke rising, darkening the day
Twelve burning McDonalds, have it your way
The President said “enough is enough
These uppity cattle, its time to get tough”

Cow dung flung

The newspapers gloated, folks sighed with relief
Tomorrow at noon, they would all be ground beef

Cows on buns

The cows were surrounded, they waited and prayed
They mooed their last moos,
they chewed their last hay

Cows outgunned

The order was given to turn cows to whoppers
Enforced by the might of ten thousand coppers
But on the horizon surrounding the shoppers
Came the deafening roar of chickens in choppers

~ Dana Lyons ~

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Joined Aug 13, 2003 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Job Search, Professional Connections, Support a Cause, Other 
Group Host of none yet
Groups ANONYMOUS R US, PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, The Veghead Zone - The Veg*an Café, ThePetitionSite Center, Vegan, Vegan Rights, Laws, and Awareness, Whale Call Cafe, antispeciesism
Hometown Fremantle, Western Australia 
Birthday Aug 10, 1977  
Languages English  
About Me committed vegan atheist & cynical idealist
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Pets aloe vera plant  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Atheist  
Eating Habits Vegan  
Wild Fact About Me I have a thing for trees
My Philosophy Fruit salad, influences include deep ecology, ecofeminists, existentialism, communitarianism and fabian socialism.
What Gives Me Hope Good people, doing good things.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Make the city more people-friendly and walkable; make all vacant space a permaculture garden...
What/who changed my life and why Touching the hand of the an orang utan who was on 'display' in a tiny cage at a resort in Batu, East Java, Indonesia. Being face to face with such injustice gave me a strong determination to Act, to try to make a difference where I could.
What Bugs Me Monsanto, factory farming, global warming, deforestation, Litter Bugs!!, apathy, indifferance, George Bush, injustice, hypocrisy, war, violence, cruelty, Animal Cruelty, Mcdonalds, automobile dependence, Urban Sprawl  
Passions trees, environment, love, peace, nature, music, democracy, rational debate, photography, philiosophy, sustainability, permaculture, earth, ecosystems, animals, justice, veganism  
What Scares Me apathy  
Role Models no role models. But a few of the people , Bill Mollison and Rosanne Scott  
Quotation "God invented war so that Americans would learn geography."

"A drowning man will clutch at a serpent" - Tony Greig's rendition of the Armenian proverb about straws

"Ability to see the cultural value of wilderness boils down, in the last analysis, to a question of intellectual humility" - Aldo Leopold
Interests photography, cycling, biodiversity, trains, transport, Environment, cities, Wildlife, Architecture  
Books Hunter S. Thompson, EF Schumacher - 'Small Is Beautiful', Peter Singer - 'Ethics Into Action', Jean Paul Sartre, Aldo Leopold, Allan Jacobs, Jane Jacobs, Ronald Dahl, Bill Mollison & David Holmgren  
Music Nina Simone, Massive Attack, Radiohead, Tom Waits, Miles Davis, Beck - again, I could go on for hours  
Movies Life of Brian, Dr. Srangelove, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind  
TV Shows British comedies like Deadringers, The Office, The Book Club, Little Britain, Coupling  
Favorite Foods my eggplant and spinach pizza  
Favorite Places Freo, Venice, Lake Louise, Mt Warning  
Can't Live Without Trees, music, books, film and coffee  
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    Vicki M. (119)

    Hey luke! How is it going? Haven't talked in ages!

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    Snow Greetings
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    Dec 14, 2007 5:05 AM

    Charlene T. (182)

      We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    With Love,

    The Bouraoud Family

    Aug 20, 2007 1:04 AM

    Linda B. (2413)

    As we gaze up to heaven we realize that stars do not make the light, the light makes the stars.  Thank you for sharing your beautiful light with me.

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    Linda B. (2413)

    When we open our hearts to strangers, chances are we open them to angels.

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    Julia D. (92)
    skyHappy Birthday, Luke, I hope you have a beautiful day tomorrow.

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    Amy B. (166)

    Happy Birthday Luke!!!!

    Aug 5, 2007 10:57 PM

    Linda B. (2413)

    May your dreams fly high as I wish you a birthday so delightful your emotions soar into the heavens.

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    Jun 19, 2007 8:13 PM

    Vicki M. (119)
    hello friend!

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    Linda B. (2413)

    Dreams are heaven's way of keeping us on the right path.

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    Titania S. (284)
    Just wanted to stop by and say how dear you are to me.

    Blessings, Titania Starlight

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