Posts below are somewhat chronological but also ranked based on the degree to which they explain my understandings of myself and the world. Madness is infinitely diverse and those of us willing to share our experiences can hopefully diversify understandings of madness for all.
An account of my second experience of mania with a focus on ideas around meaning-making, power and their significance to the social project of sanity. A long but thorough introduction to how I frame experiences ever since – February 2020.
A detailed history of my first thirty years of psychiatric treatment, with a focus on the consequences of diagnosis and what self-directed care and use of psychotropic medication can look like – February 2020.
Acting effectively sometimes requires us to embrace multiple, conflicting understandings of the world around us. Democrats are failing to appreciate how much politics in the US has changed – February 2020.