I Became My Own Worst Nightmare

How the assumptions we make about others prevent us from truly knowing ourselves.

Comments (6)

(5) Susie grama, August 23, 2019 8:47 AM

Why didn’t Rabbi Goldson mention the name of the articulate, bright Chassidic rabbi when he thanked all the people who helped him on his journey?

Aryeh, August 29, 2019 7:26 PM

Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb


Dovid Gottlieb is a senior faculty member at Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem. An author and lecturer, Rabbi Gottlieb received his Ph.D. in mathematical logic at Brandeis University and later become Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University.

(4) FranFran, August 18, 2019 9:21 PM

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This was the most interesting 14.36 minutes I've spent listening. Well said. Thank you. When one feels like they are framed in thought, think out side the box and open the lid.


(3) Marilyn S Rosen, August 15, 2019 10:35 PM

congresswomen refused entry into Israel

Good for Israel. They did not deserve to enter the Holy Land. The Democrats should be ashamed of themselves for not supporting this

(2) Nancy, August 14, 2019 5:47 PM

You knocked it right out of the park!

Dear Rabbi,
I can say with 100% honesty that my beliefs chose me. I was raised in a very Secular Jewish home and received precious little religious education. I don't dislike labels, but I believe as you pointed out that we need to dig deeper. And yes, it is crucial not to become dogmatic. I will be checking out your other TED Talks as well.

(1) Shelly, August 14, 2019 2:59 PM


Rabbi Goldson,
This was brilliant. Thank you so much for opening so many eyes, ears, and minds with your Ted Talk. I’ve taken away much from hearing you speak.


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