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Mark Baland

"to give people the power to generate their own power"

Allen, TX, USA
male, age 44
single, 1 child
Speaks: English and a little Spanish
Joined Feb 1, 2009

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Groups (AGR) A Green Road, (PTT) Peace Think Tank, Activists & Damn Proud Of It!, Amnesty International, Cannabis Saves!!, Care2 Feedback and Suggestions, Choose Peace and Tolerance!, DNC - Democratic National Committee, DUO for World Peace, Defenders of Wildlife, Earth Day, Environmental Defense Fund, GPUS, Get Out The Progressive Vote! more »
Hometown Allen, TX 
Birthday June 20, 1974  
Languages English and a little Spanish  
About Me individual, independent, liberal, progressive, treasonist, heretic, infidel, all-around-good-guy
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Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Spiritual but not religious  
Eating Habits trying to keep it somewhat healthy!  
Wild Fact About Me I may be the reincarnation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky...
My Philosophy Don't accept it just because "that's the way it is".
What Gives Me Hope young people, the internet, music
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by legalize marijuana, release non-violent drug offenders, outlaw lobbyists, institute contracts for politicians, and establish direct democracy utilizing technology for citizen voting on issues
What/who changed my life and why My son changed my life, because, when he was born, I decided to quit partying while the world destroyed itself and to start trying to talk the world out of committing suicide.
What Bugs Me Those who hurt others weaker than them, Stupid mean people, People whom do harm unto others, people who WON'T use their minds!, people who steal and harm others, People who steal, people who rape, liars, Litter Bugs!!, intolerance, injustice, indifference, ignorance  
Passions traveling, photography, reading, writing, water, trees, Raising My Children, peace, nature, my friends, my family, MY CHILDREN!!!, music, making a difference, love, LIFE!!!, learning, laughter, family, environment, Energy Healing And Love, earth, broadening my horizons, art, chi  
Inspirations understanding, to fulfill my purpose on earth, the wind, the sun coming up, the sound of the ocean, The Great Spirit, the beauty of nature, rain, peacemakers, ocean, nature, my son, My mother, my father, my family, my children, My best friend, music, life itself, love, life  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Shootings in Our Schools, religious fanatics, Religious Extremism, politicians, my son being hurt, Losing the ones I love, Is how cruel the people of the world are, Ignorance and evil, ignorance, hate, global warming, George W. B  
Role Models George Carlin, Neil Peart of Rush, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, myself, friends, father, mother, Maya Angelou, MartinLutherKingJr., Martin Luther King Jr., martin luther king jr, Mahatma Gandhi, John Lennon, John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, Jesus Christ, Dalai Lama, buddha, bon  
Quotation When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace. - Jimi Hendrix
Interests national parks, wildlife, Travel/Adventure, Spirituality/Philosophy, recycling, reading, psychology, photography, philosophy, music, movies, Mind/Body/Spirit, meditation, Medicine / Health Care, internet, humor, Holistic Health, history, herbs, ecology, environment, entertain  
Books Douglas Adams, George Carlin, psychology, philosophy  
Music me, fly-O.D., Staind, death cab for cutie, Postal Service, Mars Volta, grandaddy, flaming lips, RADIOHEAD, police, u2, genesis, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Pink Floyd, rush  
Movies Team America: World Police, thank you for smoking, fast food nation, the american drug war, Grass: Documentary on Marijuana, Reefer Madness, the corporation, Bowling for Columbine, sicko, Farenheit 9/11, Idiocracy, Office Space, The Princess Bride, Fight Club, comedy, c  
TV Shows Arrested Development, The Office (US and UK versions), My Name is Earl, Adult Swim, aqua teen hunger force, King Of The Hill, american dad, important things with demitri martin, Chappelle's Show, chocolate news, The Colbert Report, the Daily Show, That 70's Show, sein  
Favorite Foods bread, cheese, chocolate  
Favorite Places San Diego California, Portland Oregon  
Can't Live Without internet, music, friends and family, my son  
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    Mar 31, 2009 12:15 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Hello Mark

    We are planning an Earthday Celebration !
    April 19th 2009 at Basil Brook Organic Pharm.
    We will be promoting our community garden and
    clean and safe alternative energy development.
    Pot luck dinner.
    Crafters welcome to set up tables at no charge.
    There's plenty of room smileytent.gif
    for those who want to campout for the night.

    Yours for a clean and safe energy future !


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