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Kill The Buddha! Smash The State!

Here at the Historia Discordia Hindquarters, we recently received the following chaotic correspondence: My treasured copy of Zenarchy bears not only Lord Omar’s signature, but this cartoon sketch and Discordian koan. (My speculation on it here, BTW: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thezenpagan/2016/05/an-anarchist-goes-to-court/ ) —Tom … Continue reading

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A Discordian Directory

Reason Magazine’s Jesse Walker, author of The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory—which delves a bit into Discordian History and the Bavarian Illuminati—just gave me a heads up about A Discordian Directory #24, a zine published circa late 1980s … Continue reading

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Discordianism Meets Ufology (Part 00002)

Discordian Society founder Greg Hill remained interested in UFOs over the years, as revealed by clippings on the subject discovered in The Discordian Archives. In this regard, I suspect Hill’s interest was more concerned with the phenomenon’s sociological implications as … Continue reading

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Greg Hill Gets Letters! (Part 00009)

In the early-80s, Kerry Thornley began corresponding with Canadian artist Roldo Odlor, which led to a number of collaborative projects between the two, including illustrations for Kerry’s irregular broadsheet, Spare Change. Kerry put Roldo in touch with Greg Hill, which … Continue reading

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Discordianism Meets Ufology (Part 00001)

Discordians have enjoyed a long and perplexing connection with UFOs, dating back to around the time when the Revelation of Eris first lit up Greg Hill and Kerry Thornley’s pineal glands in the late 1950s. As Greg Hill recalled: “Thru … Continue reading

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February 12: This Day In Discordian History: Rev. Jesse Sump

Using his Discordian persona of the Honorable Rev. Jesse Sump, on this day in Discordian history, Kerry Thornley penned one of his most cutting social commentaries in the form of a letter to a certain Rev. Stanley in Atlanta, GA.

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Barbara Reid: Voodoo Practitioner, Discordian Society Member and Dealey Plaza Irregular (Part 00002)

Read Part 1 of this series here. Barbara Reid was not only a voodoo practitioner, beret wearing bohemian, Early Discordian Society member and traditional jazz buff, but she was also a key witness in Jim Garrison’s investigation. As Discordian history … Continue reading

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Have a very Merry Kerry!

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Principia Discordia: Celebrating 50 Years of Chaos! (Maybe!)

Prepare thyselves, O Discordians… The Truth Shall Set You Confused… in 2,500 words or less! 2015 (or 3181 on the Discordian calendar) marks the 50th anniversary (maybe!) of the first edition of Principia Discordia, or How the West was Lost, … Continue reading

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Adam Gorightly Interviewed by Jim Harold — Discordianism, Kerry Thornley, 23

Gorightly interviewed by Jim Harold on Discordianism, Kerry Thornley, 23, The Church of the SubGenius, Robert Anton Wilson, and more! http://jimharold.com http://jimharold.net http://www.adamgorightly.com Video by Floyd Anderson located here on The YouTube.

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