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Originally posted by Solasis
I saw the fnords the other day during Philosophy class... but I can't remember what brought it on. I wrote in my notebook that I had seen them, but....
(About all, there is a distinct smell of onions. Or something.)
Originally posted by Brahmanite
You'd better button up your asshole, the Fnord's are so deeply Fnorded that at this point telling Fnord from Fact will be impossible.
Discord: their circle really wasnt very big. The first decade or two are at least pretty easy to figure out if you arent scared to get your hands dirty.
Mytho's, mythology, memetics, group think. These are all things that fascinate your typical discordian, especially the people involved earlier on.
They were very interested in Myth. How myths have worked and can work but more importantly, they seemed to be very fascinated with the power of the myth. The power of ideas.
The early discords understood very well how the world of mythology, ideas and information in general function. Some of them sometimes set out to experiment with mythology.
A large amount of discordian stuff is has purposely cloaked the 'truth' in ambiguity. Ahh, truth. What is truth? I think that is 'their' first and maybe most important question. 'their' purpose has often been to experiment with 'truth' and what it means.
The early discords speak through parable. Everything is cloaked in mystery. It has intentionally been left up to YOU to decide the truth.
You may be surprised just how much these 'guys' have been involved with. Things we take for granted......
What is the significance of 17?