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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #90 on: February 24, 2014, 07:00:29 pm »
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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #91 on: February 24, 2014, 07:03:05 pm »
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Are you a bot?  You seem like you could be a bot.
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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #92 on: February 24, 2014, 07:04:44 pm »
Sneaky fucking email bot.

Posts once, then begins emailing other members.   :lulz:
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- TGRR, shaming himself forever, 7/8/2017

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- TGRR, raising the bar at work.

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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #93 on: February 24, 2014, 08:12:11 pm »
hello

Are you a bot?  You seem like you could be a bot.

You can tell by the pixels, and because I have seen a few bots in my time.

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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #94 on: November 07, 2019, 09:16:50 pm »
Example of TGRR Evangelism:

Roger:  *brings up Discordianism in conversation*

Potential Convert:  "What's that?  Isn't that some sort of cult?"

Roger:  "Yes, but we're too lazy to spike the Koolaid."

PC:  "No, seriously."

Roger:  "How many cults tell you to think for yourself, and mean it?"

PC:  "So, what IS it?"

Roger:  "It is the study of seeing the world as it really is, not as we'd LIKE it to be."

PC:  "Every religion says that."

Roger:  "But do you hear them laughing?"

PC:  "Maybe there's nothing to laugh about.  The world sucks."

Roger:  "No, the world is WEIRD.  We're here to keep it that way.  If things start getting boring, why, we just start sawing the legs off to watch it all fall over."

PC:  "So, you're anarchists?"

Roger:  "No.  Anarchists have a goal.?"

PC:  "So, you're nihilists?"

Roger:  "No, never saw the point in nihilism."

PC:  "..."

Roger:  "Been waiting to use that line for 4 years."

PC:  "You're an idiot.  I'm leaving."

Roger:  "Don't forget to write!"



See?  Easy.

Bump for ongoing project.
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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #95 on: November 07, 2019, 09:22:45 pm »

Hello Rev. What's-His-Name? (Is that Rogie-Poo or another Rev??)


Yes, I can assure you we are quite different Rev's. 

Balls.  I checked just last week, and you were me.


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As far as selling Discordianism, I've always been of a mind it is more important to sell the meat than the packaging.  I would rather have someone who can Think For Themselves, Schmuck without operating under a label of Discordianism, as opposed to someone who is a Discordian for the sake of being a Discordian.  It is the actual meat of the philosophies that attracted me.  Or rather, it was reading the book that gave me a label for philosophies I was already following. 

Nail/head.


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And admittedtly, I'm a little against the grain on this site because I tend to have a more optimistic approach with this stuff,

And that's the other thing.  That's YOUR Discordia.  Mine is different...But neither is wrong.  It's like the old relativity example of dropping a golf ball out of the window of a moving car.  To the person in the car, it drops in a straight line to the ground.  To the observer outside the car, it descends in a parabolic arc.  Both are right, based on where they stand.

To the observer FURTHER down the street, the golf ball gets really big before it whacks him right between the eyes, killing him stone dead for no good reason.

And HE'S right, too.

Also bump for the same reason
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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #96 on: November 07, 2019, 09:42:55 pm »
That's my discordia.

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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #97 on: November 08, 2019, 12:25:09 am »
I like where this is going.....
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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #98 on: November 08, 2019, 12:55:16 am »
I have a co-worker who's Discordian.  But he doesn't know he's Discordian, and I have no reason to tell him.

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PC:  "..."
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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #99 on: November 08, 2019, 01:27:36 am »
I like where this is going.....

I am in FB jail, so I am lashing together another e-book, out of sheer boredom.
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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #100 on: November 08, 2019, 07:54:39 am »
This can only end badly.

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Re: How best to describe Discordianism to the unaware?
« Reply #101 on: November 13, 2019, 03:14:26 am »
Discord is as doescord don't.
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