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William Pettinger

"Putting human back into humanity."

Glendale, AZ, USA
male, age 69
single, 7 children
Speaks: English/American
Joined Feb 17, 2009
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Joined Feb 17, 2009 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Dating, Support a Cause 
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Groups Amnesty International, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Elephant Lovers, Greenpeace, Habitat for Humanity, Healthy Living Network,, Mother Jones, NPR - National Public Radio, NWF - National Wildlife Federation, Oxfam, Pagans, Rainforest Action, Susan G. Komen Foundation more »
Hometown Phoenix, AZ 
Birthday Feb 17, 1950  
Languages English/American  
About Me Still under construction but making progress. Almost have the judgmental pot hole filled in.
My politics are dependent on the issue not the "label". Everyone is responsible for their actions and needs to be held accountable for them. Humor, without it why live. I am sarcastic, relatively witty, enjoy it when a child tells a joke.
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Pets Dust bunnies, 1 Dog, 1 Cat  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Depends
Religions Still working on it  
Eating Habits not eating meat is harder, Boy I quit smoking after 30 years and gi, Carnivore heading to Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me Tried skydiving to "cure" my being scared of heights.
My Philosophy I attempt not to judge others, that is better done by others beyond me.
What Gives Me Hope Seeing people pulling together to solve problems that the government refuses to do anything about.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by I would leave peace on earth and fixing the environment to others. Mine is a bit closer to home . I would ensure that all people have enough food to promote good health. Shelter of the sort they want and programs that help them regain their self-respect.
What/who changed my life and why My daughter Stefanie. She has taught me to be non judgmental and look beyond the physical person. watch "Lars and the Real Girl" to see what a community can do when they accept each other.
What Bugs Me anyone who would harm a child, Not really in order, intolerance, indifference, Stupid mean people, Those who hurt others weaker than them, people who WON'T use their minds!, people who steal and harm others, people who rape, hypocrisy, Drunk Drivers, cruelty, bullyin  
Passions nature, writing, environment, earth, art, books, broadening my horizons, laughter, learning, LIFE!!!, love, MY CHILDREN!!!, making a difference, peace  
Inspirations Resiliency of People, the sound of the ocean, beautiful stories, Birds chirping, the wind, the sun coming up, my children, friends  
What Scares Me Without my mind all thought is gone, Losing my mind  
Role Models buddha, grandmother, sister, father, Thich Nhat Hanh, Daughter  
Quotation "Remember, the Ark was built buy amateurs the Titanic built by professionals.
Interests anything and everything  
Books Just starting, Jimmy Buffett, Jared Diamond, Elie Weisel, Noam Chomsky's writing, Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Kurt Vonnegut- Everything!!, Neal Stephenson, Christopher Moore's Books, J.R.R. Tolkien, Dean Koontz, comics, psychology, sci-fi, history, Mysteries  
Music Anything but country  
Movies Need to add Lars and the Real Girl, indies. but love all movies. Really like, action/adventure, Chick flicks, horror movies, foreign films, Waltzing with Beshir, Blade Runner  
TV Shows Terminator-Sarah Connor Chronicles, firefly, CNN News, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lie To Me - Fox  
Favorite Foods Anything I don't cook  
Favorite Places my cave, Tonga, Canary Islands, Atlantic Ocean, Savannah Georgia, West Virginia, MAINE!, Oak Creek Canyon, the Desert Southwest, Grenada (the caribbean), Washington D.C., Upstate New York, Scotland and the Scottish Highlands, Greece!  
Can't Live Without People, laughter, love, books, freedom, friends, sunshine  
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