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Sofia B.

"Spiritual being living a human experience. Vegan. Animal Rights. Art. Love."

Leven, SC, United Kingdom
female, age 40
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Speaks: english (a little), Portuguese-mother language
Joined Nov 8, 2009
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Groups Earthly Pleasures, Vegan, Vegan Rights, Laws, and Awareness
Hometown Cascais, Portugal 
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Birthday March 27, 1976  
Languages english (a little), Portuguese-mother language  
About Me I'm vegetarian since 1997 and vegan since 2004 for ethical reasons.
I always loved animals. As a child, I did not understood why I had to eat them. But my parents and everyone I knew always said that we have to eat meat or we get sick...
Only when I went to university I had been able to quit of eating meat once for all.
In that time, and with access to the internet, I've read some texts, discovered the websites of PETA, Vegan Society, Viva... and listened to other vegetarians and everything makes more and more sense to me, I become aware about the reasons to become vegetarian, like health, environment, economics, world hunger, animal exploitation, and so on.
Today I knew that I'm going to be vegan for life. Well...maybe raw vegan soon :)
I only regret myself for not becoming vegan earlier :-)
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Pets I do prefer "nonhuman companion"  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Spiritual but not religious  
Eating Habits Vegan  
Wild Fact About Me to think out of the box in many issues...if that counts as a "wild" fact :)
My Philosophy Veganism as moral baseline
What Gives Me Hope Conscious awakening of so many people all over the world; each day there are more people embracing veganism
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Educate people for peace, harmony and compassion for all beings. And everyone should know how to grown food and how to built a safe shelter.
What/who changed my life and why Everyone that appeared in my life to teach me to look around with an open mind and an open heart. I'm so grateful for such opportunities to discover more about myself and the others!
What Bugs Me cruelty and closed minds  
Passions Art, To love, making a difference, animals, LIFE!!!, nature  
Inspirations family and friends, spirituality, everyone who wants to learn, Art, nature, love, animals  
What Scares Me apathy  
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Role Models Everyone that stands up for what is righ  
Quotation "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Ghandi

"To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly." - Henri Bergson

"The Earth does not belong to us; we belong to the Earth. We did not weave the web of life, we are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves."
Chief Seattle, 1854
Interests Mind/Body/Spirit, Animal Rights and Liberation, veganism, Ecology/Environment/Healthy Living, naturism, arts  
Books Wayne Dyer, Eternal Treblinka by Charles Patterson, Sondra Ray, Jeffrey Masson, Marc Bekoff, Juliet Marillier, Kafka, Dr. Brian Weiss, Saramago, Fernando Pessoa  
Music Deva Premal &amp, Miten, David Fonseca, Sara Tavares, Rachmaninov, Ben Harper, Rita Redshoes, Dazkarieh, Moby, celtic, Radiohead  
Movies Her, Tree of Life, A life connected, Ed Wood films, Wim Wenders, Home, Meat the truth, Earthlings, Manoel de Oliveira, Peter Greenaway, Tim Burton  
TV Shows Outlander, Battlestar Galactica, Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Six Feet Under, ecology and environment, Lost, Futurama  
Favorite Foods roasted pumpkin seeds, fruits and vegetables, nuts, quinoa  
Favorite Places desert beachs, Glendalough in Ireland, gardens, Forests ... anywhere peaceful and green  
Can't Live Without Fruit, Love, freedom, hope  
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