Mixed

My mother is Jewish.

My father is Palestinian.

They love my brother and me.
         They love each other.
                 We love them.

I don’t have any grandparents
         uncles or aunts
                   cousins.

They all live in Israel, but we are in France.

When Mom and Dad married, both their families wanted to kill them
so they had to run away.

Why?

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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6 Responses to Mixed

  1. Carolyn Howard-Johnson says:

    Mmmm. Similar background, but not nearly as difficult. Both sides of my heritage are US, and purely religion based. I, too, still see no rational reason why. ❤️📚

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  2. Don Lubov says:

    What a shame. This angry, divisive attitude is not there at birth…it has to be taught. So “old world”. So dangerous. War itself is obsolete.Stay well,Don Lubov

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  3. Jolanda Rich says:

    Hope we have lots of smart people voting for the Greens so we can all survive another day!!!JR

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  4. Dear Godfather,

    Interfaith, interracial and same-sex marriages used to be banned in most if not all countries in the past. In addition, the emotions of your parents’ respective families had got the better of them. In this regard, I would like to introduce you to one of my shorter posts that is much more focussed on psychology. You have yet to visit this special post, even though you have perused its companion/subsidiary post that serves to feature ten graphical illustrations. This special post has been expanded and deals with one of the most important and crucial life lessons involving the awareness of and willingness in availing oneself to explore and understand as much as possible the complex issues about emotions, and is available at

    http://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2021/12/31/we-have-paleolithic-emotions-medieval-institutions-and-god-like-technology/#top

    I welcome your input and feedback there. Please enjoy!

    May you have a lovely weekend and a wonderful mid-May doing or enjoying whatever that satisfies you the most!

    Yours sincerely,
    SoundEagle

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    • Dr Bob Rich says:

      Sound Eagle, I have just returned from a working bee assembling voting booth kits for Saturday. Tomorrow morning, I expect to spend three hours letterboxing with the Greens’ economics message (tax the billionaires and big corporations to fund a long list of wonderful programs). Tuesday I am attending a webinar so I can keep my campaign team informed of last minute tasks, and a video appointment with my physiotherapist post-op. Rest of the week, staffing the prepolling booth, and Saturday I’ll be at it from 7:45 am to after 9 pm, setting up a booth, handing out, then scrutineering.
      But now, I have a short time of rest, so will do my godfatherly bit and look at your post.
      Hope you Queenslanders replace Pauline Hanson with a Greens senator!
      🙂

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      • Dear Godfather,

        You seem to be fully booked right up to the day of election. And we seem to be voting in the same way. Like godfather, like godson!

        All the best to the outcome of the election for the sake of the country, the people, and the environment.

        Yours sincerely,
        SoundEagle

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