Category Archive: Guest Posts

“The Commons”

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I believe that reinvigorating the idea of “the commons” will go a long, long way toward solving many of the issues confronting the peoples of the world today. Considering common ownership — & therefore… Continue reading

LOVE Is Quite Caustic

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Love is quite caustic Blessed acid of Life Burns softly it does Brings warmth to cold nights Love is quite caustic It wears gently away Wood, steel or hate Cannot stand in its… Continue reading

Films to See Before You Die: #19 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

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Originally posted on filmphanatic:
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) Director: Milos Forman Cast: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Brad Dourif, Will Sampson Synopsis: Randall Patrick “R.P.” McMurphy (Jack Nicholson), is a career…

Enemies, Passion, Freedom & Peace

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The harsher the oppression — physical and non-physical — the stronger it grows: the desire – the passion, the need – for Freedom. Love and appreciate your so-called enemies, both conscious (living beings)… Continue reading

Life, Love & Loneliness

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‘Life is an expression of Love to the never-ending Mind of All.’ The above thought-form came into my consciousness – unbidden, as usual — just as I was waking from one of my… Continue reading

Guest Post: Finding Nemo

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Films to See Before You Die: #64 Finding Nemo My Brother has started a blog of his own called Filmphanatic and has invited me to write a post for him. His blog is… Continue reading

Week 2: Compassion, Forgiveness Dialogue — We be Lotus

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Just like Lesley of Sustainable Utopia, I also did not keep a journal of my negative mental chatter, as part of Compassion week of the 8 Week Challenge. I’m very aware of it… Continue reading

Week 2: Outward Compassion, Doing my doody duty

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For this essay, in the 8 Week Challenge, I will be using Tristan’s definition of Outward Compassion: “….. looking at a situation and seeing how you would want to be treated in that… Continue reading

Films to See Before You Die: #96 John Carter

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Originally posted on filmphanatic:
John Carter (2012) Director: Andrew Stanton Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Mark Strong Synopsis: John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) a Civil War veteran in 1868 who is asked…

Moved in Market Square

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Originally posted on Various Hysterias:
I went to Market Square in Downtown Pittsburgh today to do some writing. I sat in one seat, but it was a bit chilly the shade, so I…

My Brother’s New Blog

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I am all about living within your passions and sharing them with others, as many of you know. My brother, Trevor, has created a new blog discussing his passions: Film. He has started… Continue reading

I listen more than I speak

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Originally posted on everything has a place:
Narcissist. Solitary. Egotist. Loner. Quiet. Shy. What do all of these words have in common? Besides having them used to describe my personality over the years,…