Monthly Archives: December 2013

Arthur Desmond and Might is Right (1890)

Might Is Right, or The Survival of the Fittest, is a book by pseudonymous author Ragnar Redbeard. First published in 1890, it heavily advocates amoral-ism, and psychological hedonism. In Might Is Right, Redbeard rejects conventional ideas of human and natural rights and argues that only strength or physical might can establish … Continue reading

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A missed opportunity: Classical place names lost

MAORI PLACE-NAMES. Auckland Star, Volume LV, Issue 75, 28 March 1924, Page 3 With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19240328.2.15&srpos=60&e=——-100–1—-0surveyor+styx–

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The Evil Eye in Otago

Taken from Tony Nolan’s the bad old days in New Zealand

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Pacifist Propaganda C.1930

  From Art in New Zealand

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A Demand for an Offering to Zealandia

  Another voice raised for the importance of cultural output to the future of the country THE COMING BOOM FOR NEW ZEALAND.   Auckland Star, Volume XX, Issue 222, 18 September 1889, Page 4   http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS18890918.2.21&srpos=22&e=——-10–21—-0zealandia+goddess– With thanks to the … Continue reading

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