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Discordian smart phone synchronicities
« on: December 30, 2019, 09:50:33 pm »
This is just a stupid random observation in celebrating of the upcoming Mung Day 3186 -
One of the first Android phones was the Droid Eris
When Huwaei decided to fork Android because of the sanctions on China they came up with HongMeng OS https://www.huaweicentral.com/hongmeng-is-huaweis-first-ever-self-developed-operating-system/ which is obviously named after the ancient chinese character Hong Meng - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Meng of the Taoist primordial chaos creation myth which of course Hung Mung the patron saint of Mung day according to the POEE calendar comes from...
For the English speakers they call it HarmonyOS

I just thought this was interesting enough to post here.

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Re: Discordian smart phone synchronicities
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2019, 10:11:03 pm »
Moving this to principia.
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Re: Discordian smart phone synchronicities
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2019, 03:11:44 am »
If you squint your eyes, you may see the Apple of Discord inscribed on the backside of your iphone.
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Re: Discordian smart phone synchronicities
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2019, 03:54:16 am »
If you squint your eyes, you may see the Apple of Discord inscribed on the backside of your iphone.

All my iPhone has on the back is a smoldering crater, about 5 millimeters deep and weeping stinky yellow goo. It makes finding a case that can survive a real pain.
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Re: Discordian smart phone synchronicities
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2019, 06:23:46 am »
If you squint your eyes, you may see the Apple of Discord inscribed on the backside of your iphone.

All my iPhone has on the back is a smoldering crater, about 5 millimeters deep and weeping stinky yellow goo. It makes finding a case that can survive a real pain.
You should try to return it, sounds like a factory defect.
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Re: Discordian smart phone synchronicities
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2019, 01:35:09 pm »
This is just a stupid random observation in celebrating of the upcoming Mung Day 3186 -
One of the first Android phones was the Droid Eris
When Huwaei decided to fork Android because of the sanctions on China they came up with HongMeng OS https://www.huaweicentral.com/hongmeng-is-huaweis-first-ever-self-developed-operating-system/ which is obviously named after the ancient chinese character Hong Meng - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Meng of the Taoist primordial chaos creation myth which of course Hung Mung the patron saint of Mung day according to the POEE calendar comes from...
For the English speakers they call it HarmonyOS

I just thought this was interesting enough to post here.

That is a cool synchronicity! Hong Meng is part of that rinzai-zen taoist school, background to discordianism, big time.

And somewhat related -- notable forum savage Doktor Howl was Lin-Ji in a past life. (he's the guy that brought students to awakening by shouting them out of their complacency and beating them with fly whisks)

Until I read the wikipedia entry for Hong Meng, I didn't actually spot his presence in the Principia. So thanks for that.

Compare/contrast:

Quote from: Zhuangzi
Cloud Chief was traveling east and had passed the branches of the Fu-yao when he suddenly came upon Big Concealment. Big Concealment at the moment was amusing himself by slapping his thighs and hopping around like a sparrow. When Cloud Chief saw this, he stopped in bewilderment, stood dead still in his tracks, and said, "Old gentleman, who are you? What is this you're doing?"

Big Concealment, without interrupting his thigh-slapping and sparrow-hopping, replied to Cloud Chief, "Amusing myself."

"I would like to ask a question," said Cloud Chief.

"Oh dear!" said Big Concealment, for the first time raising his head and looking at Cloud Chief.

"The breath of heaven is out of harmony, the breath of earth tangles and snarls," said Cloud Chief. "The six breaths do not blend properly," the four seasons do not stay in order. Now I would like to harmonize the essences of the six breaths in order to bring nourishment to all living creatures. How should I go about it?"

Big Concealment, still thigh-slapping and sparrow-hopping, shook his head. "I have no idea! I have no idea!"


Quote from: The Principia Discordia
5. Hung Mung slapped his buttocks, hopped about, and shook his head, saying "I do not know! I do not know!"
   HBT; The Book of Gooks, Chap. 1
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Re: Discordian smart phone synchronicities
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2019, 01:55:02 pm »

And somewhat related -- notable forum savage Doktor Howl was Lin-Ji in a past life. (he's the guy that brought students to awakening by shouting them out of their complacency and beating them with fly whisks)

I actually used a hod, but my followers tried to sanitize me for mass consumption.  :crankey:
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