Author Archives: Richard

RIP Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was not afraid of the dark or of bullshit and he had some good advice. Mind over matter or matter over mind? (The right answer is mind over matter.)

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It’s been over seven long months since the last time I just dropped in here to try to explain my absence from my own blog. In a word, depression. I must preface the following remarks in this paragraph by saying … Continue reading

Posted in Bogus Science, Fascist Regime, Keeping It Real, Love, Optimism, Pink Floyd, Shrinkage | 2 Comments

I just dropped in

I just dropped in to proffer an explanation of my absence from this blog for the past 18 months or so. In a word, depression. I have been beset with mental health problems my entire adult life. I have at … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Climate Change, Conservative Party, Drugs, Hope, Humour, Keeping It Real, Nanny State, National Party, Optimism, Prohibition, Psalms, Psychology, Righteous Rants, Shrinkage, Slayer, State Rape, Tax, Workplace Safety | 5 Comments

NAP during the race again!

MEDIA RELEASE Not A Party 1 February 2017 NAP during the race again! Hello New Zealand. My name is Simon Smythe. I put the myth in blacksmith. And the sigh in the unquestioned acceptance of a centralised government. Putting myself … Continue reading

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Not A Party (NAP) announces Mt. Roskill candidate

MEDIA RELEASE Not A Party 7 November 2016 NAP announces Mt. Roskill candidate Not A Party (NAP) announced today that it is entering the Mt Roskill by-election race. Richard Goode will represent the party, in its first foray into electoral … Continue reading

Posted in Not A Party, Vote 2016 | 2 Comments

The price of freedom is Eternal Vigilance

Eternal Vigilance is 5 years old. šŸ™‚ According to the meaning of numbers in the Bible, the number 5 symbolises God’s grace, goodness and favour toward mankind. The name of this blog is from a speech by John Philpot Curran, … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Grace, Hope, Iron Maiden, Jesus FTW!, JihadĀ onĀ Drugsā„¢, Luke, ThomasĀ Jefferson | 3 Comments

Whole lotta Larken

Larken Rose, author of The Most Dangerous Superstition, is my favourite anarchist thinker. Larken posted this on his Facebook page yesterday. It’s highly germane to my previous post damning the MSM so I decided to copy and paste it below. … Continue reading

Posted in ACDC, Christian Anarchism, Propaganda, Semantics | 6 Comments

A life cut short by Police

My day got off to a bad start when I fetched today’s Dominion Post from the end of my mum’s driveway and read the headline. (See above. You can click the image to read the whole thing.) Three blatant lies … Continue reading

Posted in Dumbfounded Dipshits, Galatians, Guns, Indoctrination, JihadĀ onĀ Drugsā„¢, Nazi Thugs, Prohibition, Righteous Rants, Slayer, State Rape, Tyranny, Venting Spleen | 2 Comments

I tried voting but it didn’t work

My pet issue has always been cannabis law reform. I’ve always voted for cannabis law reform. In 1996 I voted in the first New Zealand general election held under the MMP voting system. Naturally, I gave my party vote to … Continue reading

Posted in ALCP, Cannabis, Christian Anarchism, Green Party, Libertarianz, LiveĀ LikeĀ It'sĀ Legal, Not A Party, Righteous Rants | Leave a comment

Capitalism: The Known Unideal

A cautionary tale. An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican … Continue reading

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