Show Notes for Polyamory Weekly #30

The new Polyamory Weekly #30 is up!

Coming up on this week’s show: a monogamist sounds in about Jacques Attali’s article; MinofSin and minx sit down and discuss Christian faith/ethics/spirituality with respect to polyamory; and Michelle Belanger’s book Sacred Hunger is finally out!

Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. Thanks for listening!

0:00-1:0 Introduction
Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to www.scarleteen.com

1:30-5:15 Listener mail
Eldyn Blackthorn mentioned PW in his audio blog here, which led minx to realize that the answer to poly questions is very often, “just the same as you would if you were monogamous.” Also, Brodie wrote in to let us know he posted a link to PW at Polymatcher.com forum. And a monogamous listener comments on Jacques Attali’s article on “Monogamy: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow.” Great points on the assumptions/tolerance issues!

5:15-37:35 Interview with MinofSin: Faith, ethics and polyamory
Is poly incompatible with Christianity?; sex, lust, love and masturbation; what does religion gain from calling polyamory unethical?; Paul’s sense of urgency; 15:40 what is the relationship between poly and spirituality?; how did we get from esoteric love in John to so many social restrictions?; embracing Jesus’ type of love; abundance and miracles; 25:00 adultery in monogamy and polyamory; evangelical monogamy vs. tolerant polyamory; more on adultery and religion; living for love.

37:35-40:06 Listener mail: poly and spirituality
Brent N.’s follow-up thoughts on poly and spirituality, including some Wiccan principles.

40:06-41:35 Announcement: Sacred Hunger is out!
For vampire fans, Michelle Belanger’s book on vampire folklore and modern vampires, Sacred Hunger, is out! She’ll be signing copies at Hex Hollywood on October 31st; buy the book at www.lulu.com.

41:35-44:10 Announcements: Poly and the media

  • minx’s interview for the nice folks at www.radio-menteabierta.com on what poly is and the swinging vs. poly issue will be up–but translated into Spanish!
  • Also, the local article I interviewed for is a no-go, in case you were wondering.
  • And minx is in the midst of creating poly seminar concepts for poly conference (which don’t tend to pay travel expenses), so fundraising through PW might be upcoming; we’ll see.

44:10-45:00 Wrap-up
Questions? Comments? Feedback? Email me at cunningminx@gmail.com or call the listener comment line at 206-600-5677. And hey, why not attach an audio comment to that email? :-) Thanks for listening!

If you like the intro/outro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.

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