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Paul Goldstein

"small gradual steps towards Tikkun Olam [correction of the world]"

Ã…gotnes, Norway
male, age 60
married
Speaks: English, Hebrew, Norwegian
Joined Aug 31, 2005
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Hometown Worcester, MA 
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Birthday April 10, 1954  
Languages English, Hebrew, Norwegian  
About Me intelligent, creative, compassionate Jewish liberal
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Pets George - French poodle 1972-1989  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Jewish  
Eating Habits Powerful spice is powerfully nice, I add strong spice for enhancement, flexible times, See favorite foods below  
Wild Fact About Me first American Jew to settle in Vindenes, Norway
My Philosophy Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right!
What Gives Me Hope people dedicated to good causes, such as those at this site
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by take away guns - a good first step towards a kinder, more peaceful world
What/who changed my life and why The life-changing person is my wife, and the corresponding event was my move to Norway in 2000 to be married. At that time I entered a new country, a new culture, and a new linguistic environment. Since then I have encountered a new peaceful self-acceptance and satisfaction, the product of being in a tranquil peaceful caring society and extraordinarily beautiful surroundings.
What Bugs Me right-wing Republicans, war enthusiasts, xenophobic bigots, strict free-market capitalists, anti-Zionists, anti-Semites, racists, gun nuts  
Passions world peace and universal social justice, ethical lessons of Jewish Prophets, serious contemporary music, Peace Zionism, walking in rural and country areas, exploring natural scenery, jazz, piano improvisation and performance, avant-garde and experimental music  
Inspirations peace activists, concepts of Jewish Renewal, mountains and seas, great musical improvisations, great musical compositions, those dedicated to liberal social causes, beautiful natural scenery  
What Scares Me one-sided unthinking extremists, the "Religious" Right  
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Role Models Be your own person!, I don't believe in outside role models, my own heart/mind/soul  
Quotation "Like everyone else, George W. Bush has a left brain and a right brain. But in his case, there's nothing right in his left brain, and nothing left in his right brain." (Anonymous, c. 2003)
Interests Children, Disabilities / Challenged, Genealogy, History, Humor, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Politics, Space Exploration  
Books books with focus on Tikkun Olam, books proposing plans for Mideast peace, books on American history, books on music history, books about Judaism, almanacs of data and information, diverse variety of nonfiction  
Music "classical", contemporary "serious" music, Jewish music, avant-garde, experimental, jazz  
Movies films about moral and social challenges, films for deep thinking, films of insight into problems of world, films with historic content  
TV Shows The Weakest Link, Alfred Hitchcock, Star Trek Next Generation, Twilight Zone, Keeping Up Appearances, The Honeymooners, All in the Family  
Favorite Foods tsimmis, varnishkas, french fries, pizza, white chocolate, hot dogs with everything on them, Dunkin' Donuts, certain unkosher foods - secret, ultra-spicy foods for powerful pleasure, ice cream sodas, Ashkenazi Jewish foods, my mother's brownies, kishke and knishes  
Favorite Places mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont, Chicago, Boston, Bergen [Norway], western Norway in general, Worcester MA - my old hometown, New England in general, San Francisco, beaches of Denmark, Canary Islands, Grand Canyon, Israel  
Can't Live Without a piano  
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    Apr 4, 2011 12:57 AM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Have a wonderful Birthday Paul : )


    Apr 3, 2011 9:32 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Apr 6, 2010 10:26 AM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Have a Wonderful Birthday !

    Dec 15, 2009 11:31 PM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Apr 6, 2009 8:32 PM

    Alice C. (1797)
     

    President Obama's administration is keeping a decades-old promise to Native Americans. His spending bill includes $17 million for a new health care facility on the Fort Berthold Reservation...

    Feb 18, 2009 10:24 AM

    Alice C. (1797)
    forest,old growth,Verle,Swedish 
    Feb 3, 2009 8:56 AM

    Alice C. (1797)

    Gibby the Goat
    Hi Paul,
    Things are going great here at Basil Brook Organic Pharm
     


    Gibby (the goat) & I are gearing up for spring planting and working on the gardening/farming meet up and buying club. This is our new site:


    http://www.meetup.com/New-Jersey-Gardening-Farming-Meetup-Group/ 

    Check us out ! ~ Alice


    Dec 28, 2008 3:16 PM

    Alice C. (1797)
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