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Born: 1954-07-10
Profession: Athlete
Nation: American
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I want all the kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I want all the kids to copulate me.

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Being a vegetarian Buddhist would be a bit harsh to deal with in the kitchen, so I'm a Taoist, I study martial arts, and I don't drink or smoke.

Tags: Deal, Drink, Study

I don't come from any great culinary tradition - I'm from London!

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I wish that the world's food was spread evenly on everybody's plate, and that no-one got more or less than anyone else.

Tags: Else, Food, Wish

I'd like to be a cross between Bruce Parry and Keith Floyd. Someone with a sense of adventure who truly loves food.

Tags: Food, Sense, Someone

I'd like to cook for my granny one more time. I cooked for her a couple of times before she passed away, but I wasn't really old enough.

Tags: Enough, Old, Time

It's really important to teach people how to get food, how to grow it, how to pick it, how to prepare it and what's safe to eat.

Tags: Eat, Food, Grow

My plan is to open five restaurants based on the five elements in Chinese philosophy: wood, water, fire, earth and metal.

Tags: Earth, Fire, Philosophy

Supermarkets don't really sustain a community, and they completely remove people from the food chain.

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We are stronger as a group than an individual. Think in a cooperative and communal way, set up local food hubs and create growing communities.

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About 30% of fresh food is thrown away in supermarkets every day, although they will deny it. British households are throwing an estimated 30% of their food away, too.

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Be mindful of what supermarkets are doing and demand to see their business practices. Stop throwing away food. Compost as much as you can, eat as locally and as seasonally as you can. Share knowledge and information.

Tags: Business, Food, Knowledge

I just want to serve food that people want to eat, and show a way forward for the restaurant industry, for all industries. One day, everything I've done will be worthwhile.

Tags: Done, Food, Forward

I'm a chef, I'm a cook, I was created by this industry, and I like to think I'm giving back. But I'm not giving back because I can make a scallop souffle, I'm giving back because I can make compost.

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If people grow things themselves, their children understand, then schools in the area know that this community's generating something with its own energy, to consume.

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In Britain, the big supermarkets dominate our food chain. British supermarkets are some of the best in the world at controlling, manipulating and delivering cheap food.

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My food hero has to be Auguste Escoffier. And the villain? The man who's been most responsible for the death of food in my time is Ronald McDonald. He's always scared me, I think he's evil - he's a wolf in sheep's clothing. Him and the Hamburglar.

Tags: Death, Food, Time

The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.

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The sublimated idealism of the Enlightenment, the spirit of the League of Nations and of the United Nations Charter have not proved strong enough to control the aggressive dynamism of nationalism.

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This freedom of political discussion on the highest level is something which Western civilization has in common with that of classical antiquity, but with no other.

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Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act.

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You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for.

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As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.

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Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.

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Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces.

Tags: Loyalty, Society, Spiritual

For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.

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Thus Christian humanism is as indispensable to the Christian way of life as Christian ethics and a Christian sociology.

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It is clear that this essential Christian doctrine gives a new value to human nature, to human history and to human life which is not to be found in the other great oriental religions.

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Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in theorder of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.

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Man can know his world without falling back on revelation; he can live his life without feeling his utter dependence on supernatural powers.

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The greatest obstacle to international understanding is the barrier of language.

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The present age has seen a great slump in humanist values.

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Yet humanitarianism is not a purely Christian movement any more than it is a purely humanist one.

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American literature has never been content to be just one among the many literatures of the Western World. It has always aspired to be the literature not only of a new continent but of a New World.

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And so, today, if the state can no longer appeal to the old moral principles that belong to the Christian tradition, it will be forced to create a new official faith and new moral principles which will be binding on its citizens.

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As I have pointed out, it is the Christian tradition that is the most fundamental element in Western culture. It lies at the base not only of Western religion, but also of Western morals and Western social idealism.

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But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.

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Every great movement in the history of Western civilization from the Carolingian age to the nineteenth century has been an international movement which owed its existence and its development to the cooperation of many different peoples.

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If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.

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It is impossible for us to understand the Church if we regard her as subject to the limitations of human culture. For she is essentially a supernatural organism which transcends human cultures and transforms them to her own ends.

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It is true that Christianity is not bound up with any particular race or culture. It is neither of the East or of the West, but has a universal mission to the human race as a whole.

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Man is a means and not an end, and he is a means to economic or political ends which are not really ends in themselves but means to other ends which in their turn are means and so ad infinitum.

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Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture.

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No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion.

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No society lies nearer to the cyclonic path of the forces of world change than the United States, and few societies are more intellectually aware of the nature of the issues that have to be faced.

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The Church as a divine society possess an internal principle of life which is capable of assimilating the most diverse materials and imprinting her own image upon them.

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The intercourse between the Mediterranean and the North or between the Atlantic and Central Europe was never purely economic or political; it also meant the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the influence of social institutions and artistic and literary forms.

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