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In on the Con(stitutional Advisory Panel)

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2013-01-30 12:17

There's another Treaty Debate on tonight at Te Papa.

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Goode thread.. — by gregster on Sat, 2013-02-02 06:28
An orgy of weasel words — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2013-02-02 06:23
The New Zealand Curriculum Update — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2013-02-01 04:59

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Guns across America. Christian pastors in defence of the 2nd Amendment.

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2013-01-22 10:40
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God? — by gregster on Tue, 2013-01-22 11:22

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Is Harry Binswanger going insane?

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2013-01-20 03:59

Harry Binswanger is a rare breed of man—he's both a philosopher and an Objectivist!

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Threats Against Free Thought and Open Discussion — by Kyrel Zantonavitch on Wed, 2013-01-30 15:17
OK, Greg — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2013-01-30 10:19
No Goode — by gregster on Sat, 2013-01-26 09:57

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Free will [was: Canine combustion [was: God, man and morality]]

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2013-01-13 20:01

How great are his signs,
    how mighty his wonders!

His dominion is an eternal dominion;

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Nihilist, Atheists, and the Left — by Doug Bandler on Sun, 2013-02-24 21:07
Greg and Doug — by Rosie on Sun, 2013-02-24 08:29
Yes — by Doug Bandler on Fri, 2013-02-22 23:19

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Logic 101: Don't ask about the bronze rat

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Fri, 2013-01-04 17:41
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annoying — by Damien Grant on Sat, 2013-01-05 09:15
I hate probabilities and statistics... — by reed on Sat, 2013-01-05 08:17
Reed — by Richard Goode on Sat, 2013-01-05 06:31

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It's been six years

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-12-29 22:31

It's been six weeks years since Saddam Hussein was killed by wild boars hanging and the world is still glad

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Who was it who said "I've — by Damien Grant on Sun, 2012-12-30 00:02

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The new Zeitgeist

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-16 04:28

Here is the formal statement I gave to Federal Police on 16 June 2012:

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the West as a culture of death, violence and destruction — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-12-17 07:20
trained monkey collaborators of death — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-16 23:19
Speaking of propaganda... — by ding_an_sich on Sun, 2012-12-16 13:58

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Intelligent Design

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-12-05 12:05

Recent Comments:
Logic and Philosophy 101 — by ding_an_sich on Mon, 2012-12-10 13:20
How come God did not create more stuff? Was he at the beach? — by Tom Burroughes on Sun, 2012-12-09 14:35
Reed — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-09 01:40

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Rand vs. Dawkins

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-11-27 10:02

One of Ayn Rand's better essays is called The Argument From Intimidation.

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Free will, volition and Darwin — by Tom Burroughes on Sat, 2012-12-22 17:15
Oh, how the mighty have fallen — by Richard Goode on Fri, 2012-12-14 04:39
Richard — by 0 on Thu, 2012-12-13 22:39

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Epitaph. The Death of America and Western Democracy. Ron Paul's Farewell Speech.

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Thu, 2012-11-15 07:44
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Re Ron Paul's Money Problem, and Money Motive — by Rosie on Wed, 2012-11-21 14:30
Michael — by Rosie on Wed, 2012-11-21 14:12
Jules — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-11-21 11:31

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Ratcheting evil

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-11-03 13:35
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Gin? — by Jules Troy on Tue, 2012-11-06 04:36
The leaders are lizards — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-11-06 01:01
Stop Voting For Nincompoops — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-11-04 13:34

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FUCK the government!

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-10-28 16:57
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In the spirit of freedom — by Jules Troy on Mon, 2012-10-29 08:19
Rosie! — by Jules Troy on Mon, 2012-10-29 04:49
Freedom of Expression — by Rosie on Mon, 2012-10-29 04:04

Let the GOODE times roll!

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-10-28 11:08

Let the GOODE times roll!

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I agree with a lot of what he says butt — by Jules Troy on Sun, 2012-10-28 12:11

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Atheism Destroyed with One Question

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-10-23 14:47

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Reed — by 0 on Wed, 2012-11-28 15:23
Leonid — by reed on Tue, 2012-11-27 19:29
It's in Leonid's room. — by 0 on Tue, 2012-11-27 15:30

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The buggers are legal now, what more are they after?

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Fri, 2012-10-19 05:50
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Oregon bakery refuses to make same-sex wedding cake — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2013-02-06 23:40
...And You Still Need To Pony Up — by Michael Moeller on Thu, 2013-01-17 00:51
Just Take Responsibility, Linz!! — by Michael Moeller on Wed, 2013-01-16 23:17

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Why the Peaceful Majority is Irrelevant

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Thu, 2012-09-20 13:16
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Right.... — by Ross Elliot on Sat, 2012-09-29 09:42
Ross — by Doug Bandler on Sat, 2012-09-29 05:12
So, Doug... — by Ross Elliot on Fri, 2012-09-28 09:42

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Update on NZ Mafia (The Cops)—[Libz PR] NZ Police: Brutalising the Sick

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Fri, 2012-09-07 00:27

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cannabis Law Reform

NZ Police: Brutalising the Sick

On Wednesday, 57-year-old Levin man Billy McKee was found guilty in the Palmerston North District Court on four charges of selling cannabis and one of cultivation.

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Linz — by Rosie on Sun, 2013-08-04 01:34
Brava, Rosie! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sat, 2013-08-03 21:48
Update on Billy McKee - Court of Appeal — by Rosie on Sat, 2013-08-03 12:27

You have not done those things you thought you had, Dunne

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-09-02 12:56

A few weeks ago, the Associate Minister of Health issued a press release.


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Proposition 8

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Thu, 2012-08-23 09:11


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Free Pussy Riot!

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-08-18 22:20

I once had some free, unsolicited and well-intentioned advice for the Prime Minister published in the Timaru Herald. My advice was to fuck off.

Thank God, eventually she did.

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Ross — by Damien Grant on Mon, 2012-08-20 04:41
C'mon, Damien... — by Ross Elliot on Sun, 2012-08-19 08:42
no doubt — by Damien Grant on Sun, 2012-08-19 08:27

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Rich pricks

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-08-14 17:41

The ultra-rich, who control the majority of our planet's wealth, spend their time at cocktail parties and salons while millions of decent hard-working people starve.

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Apparently... — by Frediano on Thu, 2012-08-16 14:39
wow! — by Damien Grant on Wed, 2012-08-15 10:45
What one can discuss here? — by 0 on Tue, 2012-08-14 17:46

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Rationality

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-08-05 17:16

I believe that X.

Is my belief that X rational?

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X is believed rationally — by ding_an_sich on Thu, 2012-08-09 17:39
Oh, Richard... — by Ross Elliot on Wed, 2012-08-08 10:10

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Peter Dunne = EPIC FAIL

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sat, 2012-07-28 15:19
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Damien — by Brant Gaede on Fri, 2012-09-07 03:25
This garbage is not worth replying to — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-09-04 07:22
MODA — by Phil Howison on Mon, 2012-07-30 21:45

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Question of the Day [on male circumcision]

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-07-18 09:50

When is a child old enough to decide whether or not to mutilate his parents' genitals?

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Irrational premises — by 0 on Fri, 2012-08-10 20:38
"Immortal soul" is a Platonic idea. — by 0 on Wed, 2012-08-08 13:06
Baade — by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2012-08-07 12:58

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Stop the extradition of Richard O'Dwyer to the USA

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-07-01 20:43

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Caption contest

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-06-25 16:10
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Why is this not given more coverage? — by Marcus on Thu, 2012-06-28 09:15
DOHUT — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-06-27 20:23
Commander — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-06-27 19:37

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I'm only responsible for what I say

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-06-20 07:24
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Possible worlds — by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-07-03 07:31
Richard — by Callum McPetrie on Mon, 2012-07-02 11:35
Callum — by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-07-02 07:12

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If 'property rights' is the answer, what's the question?

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Tue, 2012-05-29 11:56

If 'property rights' is the answer, what's the question?

The question is, how do we allocate scarce resources in a free society?

Here are two common examples of scarce resources.

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No, Richard... — by Ross Elliot on Fri, 2012-06-01 07:23
Reed — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-05-30 15:06
Ross — by Richard Goode on Wed, 2012-05-30 14:36

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Was Ayn Rand a Christian?

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Fri, 2012-05-18 16:24
Recent Comments:
"Free will is a comforting — by 0 on Tue, 2012-06-19 16:34
Muggeridge vs Python — by Sam Pierson on Mon, 2012-06-18 11:29
Libertarian free will — by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-06-17 14:38

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SOLO Jesus: The Great Commission

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Mon, 2012-03-05 03:38

“Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.”

— Jesus Christ, Mark 16:15

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In the year 2578 an American — by 0 on Tue, 2012-03-06 21:28
Hey, Bro — by Cornell on Mon, 2012-03-05 14:06
Well. We have agreement. — by Cornell on Mon, 2012-03-05 14:02

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