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Altruist

     Male|65 Years Old|Eugene, OR|Member Since July 19, 2009
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ABOUT Altruist
I am a raging progressive and a writer. I received Bachelors degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Arts with a Secondary teaching certificate and a minor in Physics. I taught for about ten years, then did various jobs including welding,fabrication and traffic engineering, and am now retired. I am interested in science, energy, the environment, and architecture.
RECENT POSTS by Altruist
2 days ago|63 views|6 comments
We are seeing that many of the Muslim extremists fighting with ISIS (or ISIL or IS) were recruited from the West. This freaks out security analysts, because these guys have passports and they... read more
4 days ago|85 views|0 comments
I imagine gay folk in the Bible Belt become despondent because they are treated as "Sinners", and sick aberrations. Fortunately the world is changing and we can honestly tell young gay people,... read more
11 days ago|267 views|0 comments
I have consistently opposed Nuclear Power even as many environmentalists moved toward Nukes, because they create less CO2. The reason I opposed them is that sixty years after the first commercial... read more
16 days ago|243 views|7 comments
Why should we feel guilty about eating meat? Some of us don't. Should wolves feel guilty about eating sheep? That is simply nature. People in this country are more queasy about eating some types... read more
TOP RANTS by Altruist
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Don't Think Of Global Warming
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Dispersants or Bioremediation?
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Is Global Warming/Climate Change Real?
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Solutions Pt. 3 Immigration Reform.
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TOP RAVES by Altruist
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Change Part Two - Thermal Power Plants
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I.O.U.S.A. Solutions on CNN
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Down with Dictators Everywhere!
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Eat Dirt!
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MORE POSTS by Altruist
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Syncretism  18 days ago
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Which Side Are We On?  2 months ago
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Bodyguard Blankets  2 months ago
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Maleficent Republicans  2 months ago
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The Walking Bus!  3 months ago
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