Originally Posted by Uhurusasa
you see one pattern, i see another!! i wonder why??!
when you can't control the dosage or purity of your own "poison" or seek medical and/or Psychological attention for fear of criminalization(and the moral judgments of puritanical society), life can be hell.
therefore as the group "war" said:
"you are slipping into darkness, and pretty soon you'll have to pay".
You're pattern is more fine-grained and likely close to her sad demise. I don't know any of the details about Etta James passing, but Michael Jackson would also be a good candidate to illustrate your point.