"Tikkun Olam (heal the world)"
Ambler, PA, USA
Speaks: British English, german, dutch, french
Joined Jun 19, 2007
Weapons Disarmament / Nonproliferation,
Freedom from Christianity,
second hand smoke,
Gun Control - Pro,
||Jun 19, 2007
||Meeting Friends, Job Search, Professional Connections, Support a Cause
|Group Host of
Environmental Defense Fund, Human Rights Network, NPR - National Public Radio, NRDC - Natural Resources Defense Council, Nature Lovers, Tobacco Free Kids
||A bit unusual might be putting it lightly. I have lived in Belgium. My background is that I am British and American with an ethnic heritage of English, Scottish, German, French, and Russian. I speak English, French, German, Dutch and a smattering of a load of other languages. I am probably more a Belgian-German in temperament, defintely more Euro than Yank, but you know how stupid internet quizzes are (there are a couple of internet quiz links to this in my myspace profile). I am beginning to realise that Zionist (This means people who support a Jewish "homeland" and they can be either Jewish or Christian) are responsible for a serious mess in the Holy Land.
I am a strong believer in protecting the rights of the underdog.
||Introduce yourself to James
Chinese Crested Powderpuff
Definitely not kosher
|Wild Fact About Me
||I have a deposit on a Smart and can't wait for it to finally be imported to the USA.
||Hope/ Tikvah – We create a better future because we believe that progress is always possible and within our capacity to realize.
Courage/ Ometz – We take the necessary risks in pursuit of our purpose because our cause is righteous and just.
Humility/ Anavah – We behave with integrity as a reliable partner, ally, colleague, and friend because we cannot achieve our vision by acting alone.
Dignity/ Tzelem Elohim – We protect the rights of individuals to live in freedom and have access to opportunity because every person is a unique and infinitely valuable being.
Abundance/ Shefa - We act as stewards of our resources because we are obligated by the knowledge that our prosperity is not by our hands alone.
Community/ Kehilah – We build relationships where people help each other because individuals have a profound responsibility for the well being of the whole.
|What Gives Me Hope
||That the light will show in this world.
|If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
||Mayor: make Philadelphia REALLY recycle and bring back the Tram system. President: environmental action, health care, and gun control. World Ruler: Peace
|What/who changed my life and why
||The 72 Names of God which showed me how we participate in creation.
|What Bugs Me
pollution of any kind,
The rat race,
My stupid next door neighbor,
the beauty of nature
|What Scares Me
current USA administration,
The moral direction of our society!,
War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference,
Shootings in Our Schools,
George W. Bush,
Edward R. Murrow,
caring about the environment,
films with subtitles,
Art of all sorts,
Seeing sane gun laws enacted in the USA
Almost anything worth reading,
The 72 Names of God,
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Buena Vista Social Club,
Shlomo Bar &,
The Idan Raichel Project,
Kol Oud Tof Trio,
Peacekeepers (Warriors UK title),
Warriors (Peacekeepers US title),
Tous les Matins du Monde,
Foreign with or without subtitles
Rumpole of the Bailiey,
Connections with James Burke,
1914-1918 (The Great War),
An Ocean Apart,
By the Sword Divided,
Melbourne (Victoria) metro area,
Belgium (especially Brugge),
|Can't Live Without
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