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By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

Show me pornography which promotes violence against women, and I'll buy it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

Governments throughout the English-speaking sphere are creating and then ratcheting the torque on "hate-speech" laws with frightening eagerness.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I still partially suffer from the delusion that if you explain things logically and systematically, most people will abandon their emotional prejudices and respond to logic. But I don't suffer from that delusion as wholeheartedly as I did in the past. So if there's a fundamental difference, it's that I've accepted the fact that most imbeciles will never 'get' me and I shouldn't allow myself to get so upset about it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

My hatred is a thousand times more powerful than all your good intentions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I don't think it's entirely paranoid to suspect that one day, you won't be able to so much as question the primary tenets of anti-racism without going to jail.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

I was exposed to violence while I was still in the womb - my father punched my mother in the stomach while she was pregnant with me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

The average human's fundamental project is to find someone else to blame for their problems.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

Most of those who spend their lives as critics secretly wish they'd be considered important enough for someone to bother criticizing them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

Plenty of people have bad divorces, but few of them end up with cancer, imprisonment, and public scorn. In the dark, rolling, treacherous wake of that sunken ship, the last thing I sought was a "relationship" or, heaven forbid, marriage.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

You have to be careful because those feelings and bitterness can take over and consume in a bad way.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

What you accomplish in life is limited only by your imagination and the fear of reprisal. Life is too fleeting and unrewarding to have to live with the added anus of indignity. The denial of one's inevitable demise is what causes most of the astringent blandness in the world. When your existence ends most certainly in death, there is no such thing as 'going too far'. There are no 'lines' you should fear to cross except the finish line. Playing it safe is the most dangerous thing you could do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

If anything, I've probably tended more toward humor in my writing and veered more toward pleasure in my personal life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I believe that to some degree there are situational and psychological laws of cause-and-effect, but I don't believe there's some Über-soul who doles out "justice.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

Beware of anyone who calls you bad names merely for asking honest questions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

In my long, long years toiling around the publishing industry, I've found that women simply don't stick to the writing with the same fervor that men do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

Hatred is the air I breathe. It permeates every cell in my body.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

Here's an easy one: "Race is an entirely social construct." No, it's partially one, depending on how any given society seeks to define it and its implications. But there are basic things such as skin color and hair texture. Even a Martian who'd had no exposure to human "social constructs" would be able to spot those differences. But no Martian, as hard as he tried, could point at a "culture" or to "equality." Those are the social constructs. Those can't be measured in the same way as human DNA.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I don't believe that human ethnic groups are equal, and I believe that's fairly easy to prove.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Jim Goad

[The militia experts] accuse antigoverment agitants of paranoia, yet they spin around and claim that militias speak in coded phrases, have underground bunkers, and are secretly conspiring to take over the world and enslave minorities. They say it`s lunacy that men at the pentagon can conspire, yet they`re certain that farmers out on the plain are plotting as we speak. They depict the United Nations as weak und ineffectual, yet they portray raggedy-ass backwoodsmen as the world`s biggest organized military threat.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

There were people whom I considered friends or loved ones who either abandoned me or betrayed me in ways I'd never have suspected. But there were others who had been barely acquaintances of mine whose loyalty and efforts on my behalf made me realize that not everyone was as inherently rotten as I'd previously believed. So it caused a violent split in my view of humanity - people turned out to be far worse and far better than I'd ever dreamed possible.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I'm still an obsessive personality, and I still think I'm right, and I still believe my literary balls hang far lower than nearly anyone else's alive.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Jim Goad

Under the Roman Empire, barbarians were the rural trash of their day. The word "pagan" is derived from the Latin pagus, meaning "country", and Romans used it disparagingly to describe country dwellers. Likewise, "heathen" originally meant those rural types who lived under cover of the heath. Both "pagan" and "heathen" are thus ancient verbal ancestors of "hillbilly.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

It's very odd to observe someone else taking your identity into their own hands and getting it all wrong. I don't think most people will ever get to experience how truly weird it is.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

What's absolutely impossible to prove is the idea of innate and everlasting equality.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

I've noticed that if you spend ten years without shooting dope, people consider you an ex-junkie, but one never is considered an 'ex-woman-beater.'

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

Negative opinions about me don't faze me unless I respect the person giving the opinion, which is rare. And if it's someone I respect, I usually take heed of what they're saying. But if I don't respect them, which I usually don't, what's the point?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I'm the only convict who couldn't get into Australia.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I could have completely lost my mind or became a junkie or abandoned all sense and judgment and committed some rash, stupid act that would have sent me right back into the cage. Instead, I chose to be happy - but not so much for the sake of happiness as for spite.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I can't tell you how many times people - through the anonymity and safety of the Internet, of course - have told me 'You beat women' as if it was an ongoing, daily thing. The only person ever brave enough to say it to my face quickly surrendered his courage when I said, 'Would you like to step outside and see if I can beat men, too?'

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

Nowadays, you suffer the same risks - ostracism, career loss, possible assault - for being perceived as racist that you would have encountered a century ago for daring to question racist ideology.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

When I see two women kissing, my only physical reaction is a strong desire to vomit in both of their mouths.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

I tend not to hang with 'the crowd' because I believe that at any given moment in history, the crowd is only standing somewhere because some lone, brave nutjob broke down the walls for them first.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Jim Goad

India is often said to be the most diverse country on Earth. And diversity worked so well there that its eastern and western provinces split off into Pakistan and Bangladesh amid oceans of blood. According to the map in a Daily Mail article titled ‘Worlds Apart,’ Africa is the most ethnically diverse continent on Earth, yet it continues to eat itself alive due to ongoing tribal conflicts that may have been exploited by colonialists but that existed long before Europeans ever set foot in Africa and have persisted—and even escalated—once the colonialists began their slow retreat. European history is replete with homicidal group conflicts that may on their surface appear to have been rooted in religion or ideology but were more deeply entwined with things such as cultural, linguistic, and phenotypical differences.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

The criticism that has most consistently bothered me is the allegation that I'm a schlockmeister whose only objective is to shock people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

My oldest brother was stabbed thirty to forty times and strangled to death with his own belt when I was eight years old. Much of my life has been pockmarked with violence. So I had a natural interest in the topic, along with a strong home-field advantage.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

Different groups in different areas developed different traits to assure their survival.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

There's a reason the Third World came in third.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

People huddle together in doctrinaire herds, and the same jackasses who, without the slightest risk, now scream against racism are the same conformist personality types who would have carried torches in lynch mobs a century ago.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

To think that humans evolved from lower species BUT the evolutionary process somehow came to a halt and we all arrived at the finish line simultaneously is to embrace a fiction possibly more implausible than Christianity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

I didn't see much besides Melbourne and a quick trip down to the Twelve Apostles, but all the Aussies I encountered were good-spirited and had a fine sense of humor.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

People can be so heartless and dirty.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

One of the greatest pleasures I get from my measly professional career is confusing people.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

The idea of "karma" reeks of primitive religious superstition, so I don't place a lot of stock in it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

I think that any time a person comes face-to-face with their own mortality - close enough to Death that they can smell its breath - they have a choice: 1) Fall to pieces; 2) Reassemble yourself and keep walking.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

He who trades his identity for money will one day wind up with neither.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

If I’d been talking about black trash, I might be lynched. If I was talking about white trash, I’d merely be another torchbearer in an ongoing national lynching.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Goad

When you're indiscriminate in allowing people to post, the loudest and emptiest voices invariably drown out everyone else.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

Homosexuality is genetically hardwired but race and gender are only ideas. OK. Just trying to keep up.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Goad

Anti-racist propaganda is relentless and inescapable, as if the propagandists fear that if they shut up about it for a second, they'd instantly become racists themselves.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Goad

Mind you, I live in an area of Atlanta that is nearly 88% black. But in six days in and around Melbourne, I saw maybe three people of African origin and maybe one easily identifiable Australian aborigine.