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Pro-Mutant. Freedom of Speech. Learn by Publishing.

Part of a debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. TEST ALL THINGS; HOLD FAST TO THAT WHICH IS GOOD. Poor form indeed to open with an admission of error, but here are a few words on my mistakes in the debate thus far, in the hope I can do better next time. […]

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Part of a debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. Free Northerner has quoted the Nicene Creed and several selections from the Bible in his opening statement on what it means to be a Christian. Free Northerner cites the Nicene Creed (325) but quotes the First Council of Constantinople (381).  It’s hard

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Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. I was walking through the Fox News building a while ago and a producer introduced me to a young black man by saying, “This is the engineer you’ll be working with tonight.” We shook hands and the engineer said, “I know who you are. Look, […]

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To be a Christian can be many things. To explain what it means to be a Christian it might be easier to begin by exclusion, casting out what is not Christianity and reducing the subject to a manageable size. For example… Jesus wasn’t an optical illusion. Jesus was not born a man who adopted God-hood […]

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A debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. Links: Introduction (October 13, 2014). Trevor Blake: To Be a Christian (October 13, 2014). Nicholas Pell: “The great @FreeNortherner / Trevor Blake debate begins” (October 13, 2014). Matt Forney: “My friend Trevor Blake debates @FreeNortherner on t

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By January 2015 the following titles will be removed from the OVO catalog.  If you have intended to buy them, now is the time. ECCLESIASTÉS / ECCLESIASTES / DER PREDIGER.  $4.95. Ernext Mann: I Was Robot. $4.95. Dora Marsden: The Freewoman and the Egoist Volume One. $4.95. Dora Marsden: The Freewoman and the Egoist Volum

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I am a Horrible Monster.  Kill Me Now… Or Later.  11 x 4 inches.   Circa 1995.  Paper and glue. In the mid-1990s I lived in a building near a house occupied by animal rights activists.  It was easy to tell which house was theirs for three reasons.  First, they had animal rights posters in […]

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The American Library Association celebrates Banned Book Week during the last week of September. October 2014 is the fiftieth anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley. I am an advocate of freedom of speech.  Here are some unorthodox and unpopular ideas that were banned or challenged

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Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Jonah Ogles: As a teenager, I began sponsoring a poverty-stricken boy in the Caribbean. Twelve years and thousands of dollars later I flew down to meet him – and to learn if my efforts did any good at all. [...] Every month since the fall […]

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The BBC reports that 1,400 children were sexually abused in Rotherham, England between 2005 and 2010 by “Asians.” For the benefit of readers in the United States, the BBC does not refer to some sinister Fu Manchu or other yellow peril. In England, the polite way to refer to Muslims is to not refer to […]

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Above: Advertisement for Might is Right by Ragnar Redbeard in the Chicago Sunday Tribune of 12 November 1905.  Might (represented by a rampaging tiger) defeats popular opinion (represented by publisher W. R. Hearst) and democracy (represented by a ballot box). DORA MARSDEN ON DEMOCRACY Understanding, however, is the frui

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The Gospel According to Malfew Seklew and Other Writings By and About Sirfessor Wilkesbarre There is Only One Malfew Seklew and Sirfessor Wilkesbarre is His Prophet. The polemical writings by and about Sirfessor Wilkesbarre: a Chicago Radical, Social Aristocrat and Egoist Superman of the early 20th Century. Companion of Rag

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[The formatting of the following essay has been altered from the original.  The links to goodreads below show the original formatting. - Trevor] tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE: Does Not Belong To.  Haircut, 2005. review of Trevor Blake’s Confessions of a Failed Egoist by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE – July 27-30, 20

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Children Need to Automatically Follow Flushing Should Should.  11 x 8.5 inches.  Photocopy.  Circa 1987. Today, self-publishing means a moment of interaction with a global communication and tracking node you carry in your pocket.  In the 1980s, self-publishing meant hours leaning over a photocopy machine.  If you were

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Untitled.  8.5 x 11 inches.  Paper, glue. By 1992 I was well underway in my trajectory through anarchism (and out the other side).  This is the sort of poster I was making and posting on telephone poles in Knoxville, Tennessee that year. The image is of Wilhelm Reich and his cloudbuster machine.  Making posters as [R

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Accomplishments.  Ink, 3.5″ x 4″.  Circa 1984-1985. My earliest self-published work was seized and destroyed by a middle-school teacher in 1978-1979.  My self-published work between then and 1987, when I started publishing OVO, is not well preserved.  This is one of very few items that remain.  Here we see

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One hundred and one years ago today… British Pathe: Emily Davison Throws Herself Under The Kings Horse Wikipedia: “Emily Wilding Davison (11 October 1872 – 8 June 1913) was a militant activist who fought for women’s suffrage in Britain. She was jailed on nine occasions and force-fed 49 times. She is best

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Successfully Amusing I know Trevor Blake, and he is not a “failed egoist.” First of all because you really can’t fail at being an egoist, and second of all, because he gets more enjoyment out of his life than most people and avoids jobs better as well. But the essay his book is named after […]

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A Reminder from Selective Service.  Collage, paper and glue.  1984. My earliest self-published work was seized and destroyed by a middle-school teacher in 1978-1979.  My self-published work between then and 1987, when I started publishing OVO, is not well preserved.  This is one of very few items that remain. I register

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Marxism has a long and well-­known history of emerging from the working class, that group who through no fault of their own are impoverished and without political power. We start with Karl Marx (born to a wealthy family) and his comrade Friedrich Engles (born to a wealthy family). Their writing inspired Vladimir Lenin (bor

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Welcome to the Easter Challenge! Our panel of experts – Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and our Mystery Guest – have two thousand years to give consistent answer to simple questions about the resurrection of Christ. No proof is required, only consistent answers. Our questions are prepared by Dan Baker, author of Losing Faith

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I offer my thanks to Mr. James E. Miller for his April 7th 2014 essay “On Natural Rights, the Egoists Have Nothing” which appeared at mises.ca. Thank you to Mr. Miller and thank you to mises.ca. I have read Mr. Miller’s review of Nicholas James Pell’s review of my review of L. A. Rollin’s book

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Buy Confessions of a Failed Egoist by Trevor Blake http://tinyurl.com/theuniqueone $9.95 plus postage Underworld Amusements, Publisher Available 1 April 2014 Paperback 140 pages 8″ x 5.2″ ISBN 978-0988553651 TREVOR BLAKE… IS… DENSE “Trevor Blake hails and assails the ‘ism’ closest t

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Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Dave Brockie: On the old site I used to have this thing called “Stupid,” and damned if it wasn’t one of the more popular pages. The idea was this: for a year straight I would catalog every single act of stupidity I committed. Hopefully I […]

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Reprinted with kind permission of Matt Forney of 12 March 2014. – Trevor Nietzsche is dead. God is alive. I mean that in the same way that Nietzsche himself proclaimed God’s death. More than a century after the egoist movement launched by Nietzsche and continued by Dora Marsden, Ragnar Redbeard, H.L. Mencken and

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Fred Phelps (November 13, 1929 to March 19, 2014) has passed away. Known primarily for his public defense of atheism and laughing mockery of all things religious, “Pastor” Phelps is fondly remembered by his family and the thousands of friends he made all over the world. Phelps was always the first to point out t

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Purchase The Skeptics Annotated Bible. Visit The Skeptics Annotated Bible site. Already forgotten in the mists of antiquity, before the World Wide Web there was a computer network made up of bulletin board systems (BBS). The BBS could send messages to each other, arriving in a few days while letters (a barbaric form of prot

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Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. p.m.: I was born in Switzerland and I live in Zurich. My main job is teaching at a secondary school, and I have always been politically active in my free time. I am an old activist from the 1960s; I was there at the anti-Vietnam […]

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Culture and Choices. Digital Image. Trevor Blake. 2014. Public Domain.

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