Vzn's Blog – January 2016 Archive (3)

my brother/ schizoaffective disorder, JME memoriam, mental illness internet wisdom/ links

hi all, a post on mental illness dedicated to JME.

joined open salon myself in early ~2009. my fraternal twin brother died a year later of suicide, brought on by his schizoaffective disorder. it was his 2nd attempt. in his 1st attempt he checked into a hotel and stabbed himself in the chest with a knife. and then called 911. it sounds very strange and weird but of…


Added by vzn on January 25, 2016 at 11:30am — 39 Comments

new economics... possible, or an inherent oxymoron?

hi all, started studying economics deeply in the early 2000s. its an endlessly fascinating subject but it has a real dark side. aka pandoras box. the dark side has gotten more prominent in recent years. it has always been there (and marx is one of the 1st to identify and ruminate on it) but its becoming harder to ignore. economics is a tricky combination of a human and inhuman construction. adam smiths "invisible hand" looms large. there are both conscious and unconscious elements. some of…


Added by vzn on January 8, 2016 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

polyamory 2015 news/ sightings/ highlights

hi all. this is my 1st polyamory post on this site. open salon had some polyamory content and colorful individuals blogging on it. alas, all vaporized into cyber dust. have to take a zen attitude on all that. might resuscitate those old posts someday.

but, still have the habit of collecting links, so heres a batch from 2015.

it was a very interesting and lively year, there was a lot of celebrity sightings from justin bieber, lamar odom, charlie sheen, holly madison, tiger…


Added by vzn on January 5, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment


Pen for Hire ( Bathos, Pathos)

Posted by J.P. Hart on June 19, 2019 at 11:23am 3 Comments

Always Out Front.... Anyway

Posted by Robert B. James on June 19, 2019 at 8:34am 1 Comment

One Flew Under Radar

Posted by J.P. Hart on June 18, 2019 at 3:15pm 0 Comments

Tolerance and Bigots

Posted by alsoknownas on June 18, 2019 at 2:20pm 6 Comments

Where Jaws was Filmed

Posted by J.P. Hart on June 18, 2019 at 11:19am 3 Comments

I’m Not A Buddhist

Posted by Robert B. James on June 18, 2019 at 7:42am 5 Comments

2 Questions for Kosh and Jon

Posted by Ron Powell on June 18, 2019 at 2:30am 9 Comments

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