101 ethical things to do before you die

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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #205331 StripyPixieSocks
Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:44 pm

29. Live entirely 'off the grid'
30. Shop for an entire year WITHOUT putting money in the hands of Supermarkets (which infuriate me)... we shopped completely locally for one week and it felt great!
31. Cut our food bills by fishing / foraging for food as much as possible and take advantage of the huge resources locally.

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Post: #205348 MuddyWitch
Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:50 pm

32) join ISH obviously!!!

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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #205501 Helsbells
Sun Aug 15, 2010 12:56 am

33. Use a composting toilet,

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Post: #205560 homegrown
Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:22 pm

ruth56 wrote:
pelmetman wrote:Shoot a politician.................................................................sorry I've had a few glasses of wine :drunken:


I think shooting might be unethical...there must be a better way???? :dontknow: Maybe bury alive...compost them?? :iconbiggrin:


it may not be unethical as you would be putting them out of our misery and as long as you composted them or some oth eco use we should be ok :lol:
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Post: #205561 homegrown
Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:26 pm

34. start a community garden or landshare project
35. change the world one step at a time
36 do something kind for a complete stranger.
Our remote ancestors said to their mother Earth, "We are yours."
Modern humanity has said to Nature, "You are mine."
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Post: #205582 Milims
Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:32 am

37 Learn and use traditional skills like knitting, rug making etc
38 Change household and body cleaners for ones less full of nasty stuff
39 Decide whether or not it is necessary to have more than 5 ingredients in anything.

This is a really interesting thread - I wonder how many of these we actually do or have done and how many we will start doing as a result of this!
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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #205650 Helsbells
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:31 pm

In the book "101 things to do before you die" you only do the thing once, like "Join the mile high club" or "crowd surf" etc, but in the "101 ethical things to do before you die" list, the things are more changes you might make that would last a lifetime rather than something you do once for the experience.
I wonder if we could come up with more things that you would just do once? This could actually be quite hard because what would be the point of say using more natural body things just once?

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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

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Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:36 pm

by Helsbells » Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:31 pm

In the book "101 things to do before you die" you only do the thing once, like "Join the mile high club" or "crowd surf" etc, but in the "101 ethical things to do before you die" list, the things are more changes you might make that would last a lifetime rather than something you do once for the experience.
I wonder if we could come up with more things that you would just do once? This could actually be quite hard because what would be the point of say using more natural body things just once?
Helsbells wrote:33. Use a composting toilet,


I hope to use the composting loo more than once in my lifetime!! :lol: :lol:
seriously...what about swimming with seals in the wild as a once in a lifetime?? I did it in NZ and it was such a wonderful experience as they wanted to be with you and were so playful and pleased to see people. They were not encouraged or fed just saw the boat coming and all leapt into the water to join us. Trouble is I want to do it again!! :lol:
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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #205735 boboff
Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:17 pm

34. Be buried in a cardboard coffin
35. Die with your boots/Hat on

Well you can only do them once.
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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #205737 Helsbells
Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:39 pm

Hehe heh I like those a lot boboff!

Ruth, it depends how you get to the place where you swim with the seals? That might not be so ethical!

How about:

36. Sponsor a seal.

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Post: #205742 boboff
Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:31 pm

Helsbells wrote:36. Sponsor a seal.
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£20????????????????????????? :icon_smile:
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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #205775 Shirleymouse
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:53 am

What are you sponsoring him to do?? If he was being sponsored to dig the garden or make a chicken run or something then it'd be ethical twice!

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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #205777 Puddleduck
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:57 am

Teach a child to respect the world.
Love someone with your whole being.
Walk barefoot on the grass.

Not only ethical but free!!!!!

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Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:14 pm

Don't know what number we're at...

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Re: 101 ethical things to do before you die

Post: #210292 Jessiebean
Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:03 am

switch to fairtrade tea and coffee
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