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Tara Staffieri

USA
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single, 2 children
Joined Nov 10, 2012


 
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Groups Acoustic Coffee House, Amnesty International, Armchair Detectives, Defenders of Wildlife, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Greenpeace, Hungersite.com, Jane Goodall Institute: Race for the Primates, NARAL Pro-Choice America, NWF - National Wildlife Federation, PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, SENSUAL WOMEN, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Vegan more »
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About Me Well, I am paid to teach students about anything having to do with religion, philosophy, ethics, environmental ethics, humanities, feminist issues, etc. I like opening people up to new ideas and hopefully helping them to be more tolerant of people with different views. I also teach yoga a bit.

I am generally considered a friendly, outgoing, conscientious person. I used to be quite shy, but being in front of people all day and having to entertain them while I teach has gotten me over any shyness I once had.

I have been a vegetarian for about 7 years (almost 12 years without red meat). I have just went vegan...giving up cheese is incredibly difficult...but it seems the healthier my eating habits become, the more pure my body wants it's food and cheese makes it decidedly unhappy. I care about my family, my friends, the environment, animal rights, and human rights. I am passionate about music and art. I have been obsessed with graphic design, photography and painting (oil, watercolor and Japanese Sumi-e) and with learning the guitar. I wish I had a beautiful singing voice. I have tattoos. I believe Hume was right when he said that art was instrumental in attaining knowledge about Ultimate Truth; I think music especially has an incredible power to unify. I believe in the beauty of love.
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Pets Parrot..A Peach-Fronted Conure  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions wiccan, spiritualist, Pantheist, mysticism, earth religions, taoism, buddhist  
Eating Habits vegan, vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me I am a mass of confusing contradictions
My Philosophy
What Gives Me Hope The dawning of a new day.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why My children, my best friend
What Bugs Me government stupidity, SUV's, loud noises, The destruction of rural areas, Litter Bugs!!, injustice, hypocrisy, arrogance, apathy, ignorance  
Passions art, books, earth, environment, laughter, music, nature, peace, reading, writing  
Inspirations sound, color, the beauty of nature, People who bear witness, ocean, nature, my children, My best friend, music, love, happiness, good people, friends  
What Scares Me GMO's, Apathy and indifference, Corporate America, religious fanatics, Religious Extremism, Ignorance and evil, current USA administration, "Big Brother"  
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Role Models Thich Nhat Hanh, Tesla, Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Einstein  
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Interests painting, wildlife, Spirituality/Philosophy, recycling, reading, psychology, photography, philosophy, Mythology / Folklore, Mind/Body/Spirit, libraries, internet, humor, herbs, environment, ecology, computers, aromatherapy, Art/Design, Anthropology  
Books Eastern Philosophy, Mysteries, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Natural Healing/Remedies, Tao de Ching, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, Thich Nhat Hanh, spirituality, Patricia Cornwell, J.R.R. Tolkien, Harry Potter Series, Dean Koontz, anne rice  
Music Portishead, Osofaux, Kirtans, Big Pig, Psykosonic, And One, Mussorgsky, Beethoven, Wolfsheim, Depeche Mode, Weird Al, Tears For Fears, Nora Jones, Sarah McLachlan, German Industrial, Synthpop, Industrial, world music, RADIOHEAD, classical, alternative  
Movies Being John Malkovich, Boondock Saints, Brain Donors, Chocolat, Butterfly Effect (director's cut), Gandhi, Immortal Beloved, Instinct, The Village, Signs, Sixth Sense, Practical Magic, Nightmare Before Christmas, Count of Monte Cristo, Les Miserables, Dogma, Stigmata, I He  
TV Shows Occasionally:, Discovery Channel, Family Guy, x-files, simpsons, South Park, csi  
Favorite Foods mexican food, veggies, salad, rice, potatoes, pasta, mashed potatoes, japanese, italian, indian, greek, fruit  
Favorite Places My Home, England, forests, Japan, India, Africa, Ireland, Russia, Germany, Italy, the mountains, woods  
Can't Live Without friends and family, hope, books, art, nature, water, computer, good food, sleep, sunshine, peace, music, love, Tea  
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