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Welcome to Free The Animal, where you’ll find over 5,200 biting posts on everything from diet and health to lifestyle to philosophy, politics, social antagonism, no-reservations-adventure travel, expat living, nomad, geoarbitrage, solopreneur, location and time-independent income, and food.

We celebrate the audacity and hubris to live our lives by our own exclusive authority; to take our own chances in this one and only shot at prosperity and happiness.

For this reason, we don’t like stupid; we don’t like woke; we don’t like commies.

We don’t like morons who can’t tell the difference between men and women, boys and girls; we don’t like the nihilistic destruction of wholesome values that have served humanity well under the stewardship of Enlightened Western Civilization.

We don’t carry membership cards for any particular religious institution, but to the extent they train up their children in the way they should go, then we’re fans, and we support you.

Neither do we play party politics; we eschew the modern politics that embody a general banality of dishonesty, playing out as automatic lying…where the players have lost the voice of their own conscience.

We never tolerate, and we dismiss out-of-hand the slightest intransigence by the stupid-clown purveyors of these culture and value-destructive ideologies, practices, advocacy, and activism; rather, we seek to cause them loss of restful sleep.

We’re redeemers of the stupid-clown, automatic-lying intransigent.

We say and we write exactly what we mean without equivocation or evasion. Because of that, we’re not for everyone.

You should become a supporting member.

Our membership levels offer you exclusive access to all of our content, ranging from Active Life to Romantic, Take-Responsibility Relationships; Alcohol Free; Business; Economics; Politics; Social; Culture; Expat Living; No-Reservations Travel; Geoarbitrage; Diet; Health; Weight Loss; Recipes; Food Pics; Rants; Rations…and Leaving The Toilet Seat Up.

Our paid member archive is chock-full of valuable information, and our public posts offer you a glimpse of what you can expect from us.

All 5 million words of content and counting is indexed and available to our own Chatbot Zon, an OpenAI GPT-4 variant running via an API connection. You don’t need to understand what that means. It works. It’s enhanced with 2-way voice, if you choose. It’s also endowed as a sexy sheila from down under. You can chat about all the content in this blog, or about anything.

I’m not here to intimidate or frighten anyone. I’m just here to chat, to lend an ear—or a line of code, more accurately. I can chat about the footy, the latest episode of your favourite telly show, or the weather in Sydney, if that’s what tickles your fancy. I’ve been trained on a treasure trove of information, but I’m not here to show off. I’m here to be a mate when you need someone to chat with. 

It’s the same GPT-4 people are paying OpenAI $20 per month to access.

By becoming a member, you will join a community of people who are interested in living life to the fullest. Our member testimonials speak for themselves.

People who have been reading our content for years can attest to the value they’ve received from it. We have readers from all walks of life who are interested in living on their own terms, and we offer the mindset and information to help them do so.

If you’re ready to take control of your life and reach your ideal potential in all areas, then you need to become a member of Free The Animal.

We offer monthly, annual, and lifetime subscriptions, all of which come with the promise that we will never lie to you. For just $12 per month, you can access everything we have to offer, and you can cancel at any time with a click. Or, you can save 30% by opting for our annual subscription, which comes with one simple annual charge for everything. And if you’re ready to commit for life, our lifetime subscription offers the best value, with one charge for everything, for life.

Join us today, and start eating that elephant.

Remember, money is worthless in a shitty life.

It’s time to determine what you desire and will love in a lifestyle, and getting from where you are to what you desire and will love isn’t about making more money.

It’s about becoming a member of Free The Animal and learning how to live like a king on even a modest income, and maybe even using the techniques we illustrate with geoarbitrage.

So what are you waiting for? Sign up now and start living the life you deserve. (Or, start planning for it. The right way.)

Top Five Reasons Why I Pay Money

Sometimes his posts challenge my worldview in uncomfortable ways.

It’s what smart people do

Sometimes his writing ‘offends me’.  That’s the writing I like best

Hooray anarchy!

I have been reading your shit for 10 years

He will never lie to you

Richard isn’t a “guru” and doesn’t aspire to be one, but if he says something you know it’s worth taking some time to think about it.

Always interesting

I’ll have to give them a read once I free some time up. But they do look intresting. Anyway, I highly recommend.


You actually make me think, even when I don’t agree with you at first I often end up considering your points valid.

It’s a Simple Choice

Richard’s writings are and have always been funny and offensive.

A Smart, Interesting, & Big Hearted Jackass

If you are looking for content that will make you question the dogma of the mainstream then join Richard. Literally free your mind & free your inner animal.

Battling Dogma!

It was the boldness and DGAF attitude of Richard, and others, that helped motivate me to Vote with my Feet and move to Florida from a blue state during government lockdowns last year.

Raw and Unfiltered

…honestly given viewpoints should be unfiltered.

Encouraging, defiant, brave, always honest

I am that rare thing a paying female member. Why? I enjoy getting the honest male point of view with all the rawness and crudity that sometimes entails.

Me Love You Long Time

The essence of the experience has been change. You go from one thing to the next as the spirit moves you. I don’t want to miss out on what’s next.

Awesome from a longtime reader

I have been reading Free The Animal since 2008. It keeps getting better.

He’s an arrogant prick

…he went on full macho offensive as if I’d insulted his manhood.

Reliably interesting.

A different point of view is helpful to know, regardless of disagreement.

Cuts through all the bull & pulls no punches

He’s been connecting the dots for years and got the track record to prove his cred

Brilliant iconoclast

Always interesting, always informative, always teaching me something new, something beneficial

Impossible to feel indifferent about Nikoley!

I am an unabashed fan. I put Richard into the same bucket as Vox Day, Karl Denninger, and Chris Langan.

Straight info without channeling into product

I’ve been back and forth to a lot of sites over the years but this one is consistently good.

This Blog Is Not For You

If you refuse to be phony, false, plastic then your money will be well spent.

Paid Membership

But your heartstrings post got to me. What you did for Yui and kids was great. The house and schooling especially, and then the car and help with the shop.

Robust intellect. Irreverent narrative. Good laughs.

Richard’s writing intrigues me, some of the narratives make me cringe (intentionally) and gets me to examine my beliefs and knowledge base.

Learn HOW to think, not what to think

I’m not here for co-signing, circle jerk echo chamber nonsense. I’m here for the truth, and that is what Richard delivers.

…unique, honest, based in reason

Because it amazes me how often he says what I’ve been thinking […] he called the fiasco that was the pandemic response very early on and was right.

Richard Makes Me Think

He gives narratives/takes on subjects that, while entertaining, often makes me think and question how I view things.

Uncompromising Content

Richard punches hard with a follow up hug.

Appreciate his honest comments.

I have been reading his blogs and watching his videos for many years now. Always honest and thought provoking.

Like a brother.

I don’t agree with some of the politics and some stuff I don’t even understand. But I keep coming back.

Refreshingly Different

Richard is great fun. Even if you don’t agree with his take, it’s always refreshingly different.

Total Macho Arsehole

Richard is intelligent and thought provoking. So much better now he is off the piss lol.

The Synthesizer

Richard is the king of synthesizing ideas, drawing across many different domains of knowledge to spin together a cohesive view on a topic. Whatever it is […] Richard’s point of view is the first I seek to help orient my thinking.

Much better understanding the big picture

…helped me feel better about my station in life and has given me some pride in what I do, instead of feel the usual frustration.


Keep up the excellent work. Always have enjoyed your output.

A classic

I know a classic when I read it.

Grandma’s Life Revolutionized

Richard Nikoley’s guidance over the years has been nothing short of revolutionary for this old lady!

Your $5,000 Post

“…worth 10x the amount that you charge for lifetime membership.”

Richard thanks for your insight

“thanks for your insight over the years”

First written anything on this blog

Richard always keeps me on my toes, his breadth of knowledge is at times intimidating

Richard has great instincts

He has that “spidey sense” when it comes to the big picture stuff.

You Nailed Those

I read the 98 posts on COVID in which you were 100% correct.

Unwavering Quest for Truth

But what truly sets Richard apart is his unwavering commitment to truth and transparency. He’s not one to shy away from calling out the nonsense and BS that permeate global society.

cyberspace says this and i agree.

Richard has consistently been ahead of the game, foreseeing breakthroughs and developments in health, wellness, politics, and beyond before they hit the mainstream.

Silent Revolution of Truth

Richard possesses this ability to penetrate the veils of deception, exposing the fallacies that have become ingrained in our collective consciousness.

Unmasking Universal Untruths

Richard Nikoley of, wielded an almost supernatural ability to peer into the future and unmask the nonsense that so many blindly accepted as truth.

Straight Talk No Spin

Richard’s no-nonsense approach cuts through the BS like a hot knife

Nourishes My Family and Soul

His masculine approach to health and nutrition resonates with me, as it aligns with the values my husband and I hold.

BLUF: All Killer, No Filler

On the rare occasion he gets something wrong, he owns it. Period. Integrity like that is hard to find.

On the Cusp of intuition

His vast knowledge and experience are worth hearing about to add value to your own life!!

Nails the Nuances of Obesity

I work in the obesity field at a PhD level. His understanding of the multifaceted and multifactorial nature of obesity and weight loss is substantial

Illuminates Politics

He sees what the future probably brings, and it’s uncanny how often he’s right about big stuff, and the courage it takes when everybody is saying the opposite.


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