The Principia Discordia is the soda fountain from which the
flows like Pure Coca-Cola Syrup, bringing unto mankind the giggling,
unblinking, caffeine-and-sugar mania that is
It was written
by Malaclypse the Younger and
Lord Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst
(who are discussed more fully at the far end of that Erisian Movement
link back there).
Large parts of it are reproduced herein (Goddess only knows where at this
point; there are more links around this hyperdoc than there are in every
package of Jimmy Deans ever made), but I heartily suggest that you consider
purchasing the Dead-Tree Edition from the
It's a piece of history (and you never know when or if I'm ever actually
going to get around to scanning in and inlining all the clip-art). You may
want to peruse the
other Discordian sites
that I've located thus far, as well, since they are all part of the Discordian
Madness and, thus, are all parts of our Scrippage.
Since we're talking about Discordian Scripture anyway, I should mention that
recently unearthed (using that most versatile of shovels, the
Good Gnus' Babble,
which provides conclusive evidence that Discordianism has been around longer
than any other religion (only the Vedas look older, but there's an explanation
for that in
Epistle to the Thuddites,
too [of course, this explanation directly contradicts the one that
appears in the Good Gnus' Babble, and neither one quite jives with
explanation of other faiths,
but what's a little logical dilemma between friends?]).
One of the most enduring mysteries of our time is who Billy Joel was
referring to as ``funny butt.''