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Trevor Blake: Tu Ne Cede Malis

I offer my thanks to Mr. James E. Miller for his April 7th 2014 essay “On Natural Rights, the Egoists Have Nothing” which appeared at mises.ca. Thank you to Mr. Miller and thank you to mises.ca. I have read Mr. Miller’s review of Nicholas James Pell’s review of my review of L. A. Rollin’s book […]

Confessions of a Failed Egoist

Buy Confessions of a Failed Egoist by Trevor Blake. http://tinyurl.com/theuniqueone $9.95 plus postage Underworld Amusements, Publisher Available 1 April 2014 Paperback 140 pages 8″ x 5.2″ ISBN 978-0988553651 TREVOR BLAKE… IS… DENSE “Trevor Blake hails and assails the ‘ism’ closest to His heart in a Mencken-like step-right-up, soapbox style that is smart, dense and fun […]

Trevor Blake: synchronofile 2013

Cross-posted from my site about Buckminster Fuller: I remember, in 1978, showing [Fuller] our Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts and being startled when he asked: “How much does your building weigh?” The question was far from rhetorical. He was challenging us to discover how efficient it was; to identify how many tones of material […]

Trevor Blake: The Year in Review 2012

The World Spent time with some of the finest men and women I’ve met. Reconnected with old friends near and far. Accepted more invitations to do things before I thought of reasons to say no. Settled in to a new job. Got some hiking in, a little bike riding, plenty of walking. Bought a year […]

Trevor Blake: Why Should I Speak of Them? The Strange Lives of Those who Sell Books to Those who Love Books

Circa 1997, previously unpublished. A corrected and expanded version of this essay appears in Confessions of a Failed Egoist (Baltimore: Underworld Amusements 2014). I have the great good fortune to be a used and rare book dealer in one of the best book cities of the world, Portland Oregon. I buy and sellĀ children’s books out […]