Everything we do affects other people.
Looking back, I wince at the careless way I tossed out my opinions.
At times during high school and college I wished to be a sportswriter.
I learned from my Adventist upbringing that the biggest sins were sexual.
I loved history, particularly of the British, American and Old Testament kind.
I now attend non-orthodox synagogues, and study little during the secular week.
I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David.
I've often thought that my lack of intimacy with those around me is the fault of those around me.
My habit of glorifying things far away in space and time, also contributed to my social isolation.
In my right-wing politics of the time, I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed.