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Fnord replied to Roxi's discussion 'What makes you you, without falling back on a "soul" argument?'
"The future is indeterminate, and memories of the past are extremely susceptible to the power of suggestion. Add into that memory altering substances such as alcohol or medical MMJ, and one might argue that I only exist here in the present. What…"
Feb 26
Fnord replied to Renee's discussion 'Adopted "-isms"'
"I am not sure if Discordianism counts..."
Jan 22
Fnord replied to SteveInCO's discussion '"You are just mad at god"--Are we actually encouraging this by mistake?'
"I may have never heard that atheists "aren't really atheists" and "are just mad at god." myself. However, as an aside, I do see a definite pattern in atheism to only address faults in judeo-christian notions of…"
Jan 22
Fnord and Royal red are now friends
Jan 11
Fnord replied to Emperor Milos's discussion 'Horoscopes and superstitions.'
"To fulfill my own curiosity, I attempted to compare an my real star chart with a bogus one (I changed the day of month, hour, and year, but kept the same zodiac sign). I found that while language was incredibly ambiguous in both instances, it took a…"
Jan 11
Fnord replied to Emperor Milos's discussion 'Horoscopes and superstitions.'
"I found one by searching for "free birth star chart" http://astro.cafeastrology.com/cgi-bin/astro/natal mine does seem to describe me better than general profiles based only on my sun-sign. you can judge for yourself about yours."
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Royal red's discussion 'Why do people dislike me because i am agnostic?'
"I completely agree. I actually label myself an Agnostic Theist. I think it might work out a little better as a graph though, since there are all sorts of levels of belief (or disbelief) in the concepts of the divine, and different levels of knowing…"
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Emperor Milos's discussion 'Horoscopes and superstitions.'
"I said MORE accurate. as in less vague and ambiguous. I would be interested if someone like you investigated these star charts for yourself. I have never heard any debunking that included the two additional signs, they all seem ignorant of that…"
Jan 10
Fnord posted a blog post

Excerpt From the Principia Discordia

This is probably my favourite passage from the Principia Discordia. I hope it gives some new perspectives.Here follows some psycho-metaphysics.If you are not hot for philosophy, best just to skip it.The Aneristic Principle is that of apparent order; the Eristic Principle is that of apparent disorder. Both order and disorder are man made concepts and are artificial divisions of pure chaos, which is a level deeper than is the level of distinction making.With our concept-making apparatus called…See More
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Unseen's discussion 'Should we nip the catness out of cats?'
"Interesting to note that Russia has been domesticating silver foxes for decades now. The changes in personality come with changes in physiology. In addition to increased tameness, the newer domesticated foxes are getting floppy ears and spotted…"
Jan 10
Fnord commented on SparkyMac's video
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Stephen Fry Catholic Church is Not a Force for Good.

"I like that Stephen here is not generalizing about the Judeo-Christian concept of God, but is responding to a specific SECT of Christianity disproportionately responsible for atrocities. He is not attacking "God" or even…"
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Emperor Milos's discussion 'Horoscopes and superstitions.'
"There was indeed a specific horoscope catered to use all the most common words found in horoscopes. I have seen it used multiple times to fool more than one person into thinking it is their horoscope. Really, your full star chart from your birth…"
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Mike Wilkins's discussion 'Am I an atheist?'
"The judeo-christian notion of God as a father figure is but one interpretation of "the divine" The Aborigine mysticism and concept of "Great Oneness" was the first interpretation of it that made sense to me after I rejected…"
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Mike Wilkins's discussion 'Am I an atheist?'
""thesis?" you misunderstand. this is nothing so dogmatic as that. "I'm sure we can think of any other reasons a child in duress may experience hallucinations" but when those hallucinations take the form of an unknown…"
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Mike Wilkins's discussion 'Am I an atheist?'
"Discordian is more of a "religion" than a "theology" and it is on par with satirical religions like Pastafarian. As to whether Discordian is a parody of religion or a religion of parody, I'd have to leave that up to the…"
Jan 10
Fnord replied to Mike Wilkins's discussion 'Am I an atheist?'
"I'd say there is some knowledge there, just not absolute or unchanging knowledge. The belief is there, though as I said earlier, my beliefs are not as concrete as most theists."
Jan 10

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Excerpt From the Principia Discordia

Posted on January 10, 2014 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

This is probably my favourite passage from the Principia Discordia. I hope it gives some new perspectives.

Here follows some psycho-metaphysics.

If you are not hot for philosophy, best just to skip it.

The Aneristic Principle is that of apparent order; the Eristic Principle is that of apparent disorder. Both order and disorder are man made concepts and are artificial divisions of pure chaos, which is a level deeper than is the level of…

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