If You Can’t Buy Your Own Government, Migrate to a Place Where You Can

I like Mafia movies; principally, because it’s just a form of alternative government and indoctrinated people make meaningless distinctions about it.

Everybody pays for government.

‘Mercan fanboys and girls say stupid shit like, in making bad distinctions: “it’s a protection racket.” Well, what do you think the fucking US Feds are—with their endless election spectacles—dumb shit? They’re objective, not for hire? Laf. The POTUS commands the highest payoffs in the history of planet earth.

Oh, I know: you live in a particular paradigm, resting on a set of assumptions. You learned it, were indoctrinated with it; and as such, mount resistance to any other paradigms upon which alternative sets of assumptions rest that are scary different from your assumptions.

Let me tell you my working assumptions:

  1. I have my own moral code
  2. I recognize that others have theirs
  3. I eschew forcing anyone, but I’d be delighted to blow brains on the wall should those others engineer to impose their sets of assumptions or corollary paradigms on me
  4. Don’t want to be locked up
  5. I like to trade, where something I want less goes for something they want want less too, but each wants what the other holds, more

That’s pretty much it, but you ought pay for protection if you’re not isolated, and what fun is there in being isolated? Conundrum.

For me, owing to the logical conclusions of my assumptions, much “bribery” is pretty moral. Let’s say a zoning commission stands in the way of you developing your property as you like. Pay them off, develop it. Win win.

…Or, because of some particular sort of social-political activism—where people waste their time trying to move society—suddenly, you find your business model that contemplates voluntary trade between you and the customers you cultivate in jeopardy because someone or a group has out-bid you in terms of payoffs, favors, political swag.

…So, imagine what you might be able to do if you moved to some island in the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, whatever—or many places in south America on the continental beach. Imagine that for some Jacksons hand-to-hand, now & then, a Benjamin now & then—along with invites to your parties as notable guests—you could enjoy not only freedom to go about your peaceful affairs, but actual solid protection, the best money can buy?

But no, you want to CHANGE THE SYSTEM! Well, you’re not much on balance sheets or P&Ls, are you?

Listen: Unless you’re into the mega-millions here in the Good ‘ol USA, you have been priced out of the market for ‘freedom.’ Don’t buy into that fucktarded DEMOCRACY!!! shtick, where you spend your entire life agitating for what you will never, ever see. The only ones who see what they want in “The Land of the Free,” anymore, are those who can pay to play. Do you imagine that the Corp executives of the 100 largest companies in America agitate about politics? No. They have a concern, they make a phone call, money flows, they typically get results. The only risk they really face is getting too exuberant or well known, because then they become a target for a takedown, just so everyone “knows” that what’s always in play, is never in play.

Free the Animal means assessing the landscape. If its unsuitable for survival and well being and happiness, migrate to where it can be.

Only the human animal will spend its entire life—wasting it—on trying to change the minds of others, their sets of assumptions, their paradigms, how it shakes out and most importantly: the market over your personal agents of force.

…This is why I simply hurl insults, and typically eschew long winded philosophical essays. But in the end, I just like grabbing an idea and see what I can write about it.

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  1. doGnuts on March 20, 2015 at 16:52

    If you want to live to 104, it seems you have to drink Dr. Pepper. Three a day to be exact. So much for the low carb cunts (LCC): http://www.9news.com.au/world/2015/03/20/17/20/104-year-old-sticks-it-to-doctors-who-told-her-to-give-up-soft-drink

  2. Lindsey on March 20, 2015 at 19:00

    Hey I’m going to quote you later, Richard. This is gold:

    “Only the human animal will spend its entire life—wasting it—on trying to change the minds of others, their sets of assumptions, their paradigms, how it shakes out and most importantly: the market over your personal agents of force.”

    Your assumptions ring true and clear, too.

    • Richard Nikoley on March 20, 2015 at 19:31

      But context is key. I’m talking about social and political antagonism, voting, and the like. I’m not talking about the free expression or exchange of ideas that don’t involve somone with a gun or jail, somewhere.

    • Perry on March 21, 2015 at 06:49

      Exactly. You are talking about where the line gets drawn, which is easy and we have known pretty closely where that belongs for centuries. Why other than page views are you wasting your breath?

      Moving the line is what all the shouting is about.

    • Lindsey on March 21, 2015 at 09:20

      I think understand what you’re saying. That humans are more predisposed to follow their natures and ultimately it’s a waste of time to force them into behaviors and social structures that don’t fit well with this. And the context I’d use it in is probably activists versus going your own way (and I think migrating would be included in this set).

      Voting in less government isn’t really a thing. You kind of have to just move out from under it and not give it merit. The organism up top wants to survive- it is it’s own entity (at this point very much NOT a servant to the people it should rep)- and you have to stop feeding it. People call me lazy and apathetic. :)

    • Wenchypoo on March 21, 2015 at 12:48

      My feelings about government, especially elected officials: they only want our votes and our tax dollars, not our opinions.

  3. LeonRover on March 21, 2015 at 01:57

    “doG nose, I want a queen”


    “but life still doGs on”


    • marie on March 22, 2015 at 13:28

      “This video contains content from UMG, who has blocked it in your country for copyright reasons”.
      And doG nose, Queen still can’t break free…

    • LeonRover on March 22, 2015 at 15:00

      But Hermes on his wing-ed ankles did soar to the Pantheon and Brian may follow. :0 :))

      Mind you, Freddie’s caduceus was attached rather than carried.


  4. John on March 21, 2015 at 14:32

    I was reading Stephan’s blog, and came across his comment RE Peter in this most recent post https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=1629175743855013102&postID=2828983093587751710

    Stephan’s viewpoint seems to parallel with whats going on in the present Eades controversy.

    I like that Peter has time to at least put forth ideas for people to arrive at various conclusions, though it would be funny if he post “stay tuned for an explanation of why I’m right” and then proceeded to debate commenters on why they’re wrong by referring to his forthcoming argument.

  5. Martin on March 21, 2015 at 22:10

    ‘but actual solid protection’…provided by a Thai? That’s laughable. If you actually lived (not vacationed) here you’d figure out that farang (what they call us whiteys) translates as ni***r, and no amount of benjamins are going to raise your status in any Thai’s view above that. The smiles notwithstanding. Recently a farang was set upon by six Thai security guards working a bar because he was recording them hammering two other niggaz. He happened to have a pocket knife on him with which he killed one of the guards as he fought for his life. He now faces a murder rap. If they had killed him? 100% of the time it would be considered self defense (even 6 on 1), and they’d all walk. Now, this guy might not do time in the hell of one of these prisons if he can come up with a huge amount of cash for the dead guy’s family and ‘administrative’ costs, but it might be the money and time in the hole. I’d bet a lot it’s the same in the Philippines, Indo or anywhere else your’re romanticizing (I am the great white God of the North. All I have to do to live in exalted peace is spread around my magical dollars. And being such a great and savvy God I’ll easily know just whom to pay. [Uh huh]). In all of them you’re a no-class citizen and the people that can really screw with you have way more money than you. Not to mention connections you can never have. There is no buy-able protection, and as I’ve mentioned before, you’ll be unarmed and outnumbered if things get sideways. You’ll not be blowing any brains on the wall that’s for certain. Or if you do lose your mind and get a gun that you use to scramble a Thai’s brain…heaven help you. No Thai will come to your defense no matter how much you’ve paid him.

    • Richard Nikoley on March 22, 2015 at 02:18

      Yea, none of that stuff ever happens in America. Also, never happens anywhere else when in a bar, you decide to take on six thugs with a pocket knife. How much had the guy been drinking?

  6. Sean II on March 24, 2015 at 08:48

    The majority of us are so tame we would never get out of this type of civilisation unless some cataclysmic change comes about and all the wall padding of our lives are taken away.
    I hate driving in the UK with all the variable speed limits and cameras. It feels to me like I am being trained to drive like a machine. But I am surrounded with the argument that it is for safety, not for revenue.
    I love driving in Germany with the high speed limits and the understanding that they are more or less for your discretion.
    In the UK I drive with one eye on the speedo and think what a wretched experience. In Germany I am alive! Flying at unholy speeds, all senses engaged.
    Many of us look at life in the developed world like that; it’s is safe and allows us to live longer.
    Moving to a far flung place with less rules is like driving in Germany. It’s a blast but YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN.

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