I thought it’d be a good way to start this blog to explain why certain things are important to me, and why I do them. In this post I’ll talk about something that’s a much more recent passion to me, something I’m still exploring and learning a lot about.
Nutrition is vital to all beings, to every body’s life and function. Obviously. But how food or nutrition is produced and consumed is also hugely important to the planet we live on. There are environmental impacts to almost every choice we make in life.
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Free software is software that respects users’ freedom and the community around them. Users of such software are able to use, copy, distribute, study, change or improve the software. “Free” in this case refers to the freedom, not the price, of the software. “Free software” does not mean “non-commercial”. A free program must be available for commercial use and it can cost money. In fact, commercial free software is a very important part of the ecosystem.
Many things in life are “free” in this sense (remember we are not talking about the price). Concrete things like furniture and cars or more abstract things like scientific research all have the aforementioned freedoms. You can use, copy (if you have the tools), distribute, study, change or improve these things as you like. Would you ever buy a table that you’re not allowed to re-paint? Or buy a car you’re not allowed to change tires on? I don’t think you would.
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What makes your heart beat hardest?
Answer this question for yourself. What lies therein is something that give you purpose and fulfilment to live. If someone would ask you “Why this?” you might not know. Your answer might be illogical, counterproductive or even irresponsible. But it makes your heart beat hardest.
So why do I ride? Let’s start from the beginning…
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