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Bokononism

Discussion in 'Games / Pics / Jokes / Stories' started by Nakosis, Dec 6, 2018 at 1:18 PM.

  1. Nakosis

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    Bokononism is based on the concept of foma, which are defined as harmless untruths. A foundation of Bokononism is that the religion, including its texts, is formed entirely of lies; however, one who believes and adheres to these lies will have peace of mind, and perhaps live a good life. The religion's bible, The Books of Bokonon, begins: "Don't be a fool! Close this book at once! It is nothing but foma! All of the true things that I am about to tell you are shameless lies." The primary tenet of Bokononism is to "Live by the foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy."

    • boko-maru – the supreme act of worship of the Bokononists, which is an intimate act consisting of prolonged contact between the naked soles of the feet of two persons. It is said to be the "mingling of awareness."
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    Never heard of it but it sounds familiar:

    In Crowley's case there was a reason

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    "Pull the wool over your own eyes"

    "The study of this Book is forbidden. It is wise to destroy this copy after the first reading.
    Whosoever disregards this does so at his own risk and peril. These are most dire."
     

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    sun rise "Love pours forth from the heart of the universe."
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    So much competition. What do the FSM and Cthulhu think?

    But maybe I don't care. Playing footsie has automatic and unbounded attraction.
     
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    I can't wait to comment.
    But, you know....busy busy busy!
     
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    sun rise "Love pours forth from the heart of the universe."
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    So many threads. So little time.
     
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    I've always wondered why there wasn't more talk about the Church of the Subgenius around here.

    I think it should have its own DIR Forum...

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    Also, someone skidded off the icy road over top of my mailbox & newspaper holders.
    So off to the store to buy replacement stuff.
     
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    I've always been a fan of Bokononism.
     
  10. LuisDantas

    LuisDantas Aura of atheification
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    What can I do?

    Edited to add: I meant to say "How can I lose?"
     
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    Delete a whole herd of'm.
     
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    sun rise "Love pours forth from the heart of the universe."
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    I see you're a convert. But if you had a conviction this was the one true path, what would your sentence be?
     
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    To continue doing as I am.
     
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