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Rain Montrose

"to find and share the truth"

Cairns, QL, Australia
female, age 61
Speaks: want to learn arabic
Joined Jan 14, 2012
What I Want to Do:
Activities: blogging, writing, studying

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Groups Amnesty International, Citizen News Base, DUO for World Peace, Elephant Lovers, Former Silent Majority, Greenpeace, Habitat for Humanity,, Jane Goodall Institute: Race for the Primates, Mother Jones, NAACP, NPR - National Public Radio, Occupy@Care2, PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals more »
Hometown Cairns 
Birthday Nov 24, 1957  
Languages want to learn arabic  
About Me A peace activist, firstly and foremost. A writer of poetry and thoughts with 3 books on the go and one awaiting publication.
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Pets one mature age cat  
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Political Leaning
Religions Islam  
Eating Habits vegetarian/fruitarian  
Wild Fact About Me I am married to a Moroccan man.
My Philosophy "I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. And so it is with you...we are in charge of our attitudes"--Charles Swindoll
What Gives Me Hope The good people in the world.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Put an end to homelessness and hunger provide employment and take care of my back yard before going off to look after some one elses.
What/who changed my life and why Mohamed Bouaziz and the Arab Spring uprisings drew my attention to the desperate struggle for freedom and the fight for basic human rights that were and are going on in middle eastern countries. If not for his death and the domino effect that followed Tunisia, in... Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Syria I would not be studying journalism this year.
What Bugs Me violence against women and children, war, intolerance, ignorance, hypocrisy, injustice, cruelty  
Passions learning, writing, blogging, reading, life  
What Scares Me moral direction of our society  
Role Models Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr  
Quotation I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themsleves refuse to go to war. Albert Einstein.
Interests middle eastern poetry, Spirituality/Philosophy, reading, ecology, architecture, Politics/Religion/Current Events/, Books - Author, psychology  
Books the kite runner, ancient history books, crime books, Ken Follett: The Pillars of the Earth, Portrait of Dorian Gray by O.Wild  
Music all kinds, Rap/Hip Hop  
Movies Shawshank Redemption, The War, War of the Worlds, the Book of Eli  
TV Shows documentaries, criminal minds, Cold Case, big love, dexter  
Favorite Foods nuts, vegetables and fruits  
Favorite Places crete, corsica, sardinia, dubai, jordan, morocco, the world  
Can't Live Without writing  
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