Sermonella (ser mon EL uh): 1. The
mental illness which results from swallowing half-baked revelation.
2. Any rant which results from such a swallowing.
Of course, Christians don't know the revelation is half-baked, and so
mistake their bouts of Sermonella for the very picture of mental health.
Discordians, on the other hand, understand the value of downing half-baked
revelation (indeed, revel in it), and likewise appreciate its
Or, if one uses an analogy which more properly considers the nature and
essence of revelation: Discordians suck down half-baked theology the way
shamans ingest peyote -- as a part of an elaborate spiritual
ceremony directed at self-knowledge and mystical attainment (or else to
have a good time [assuming the two are different in some significant way]).
Christians think they're eating ham sandwiches at the lunch counter.
The Not-Quite Right Reverend Doctor Nuncio Hallelujah Terata, caught up in
the irreligious fervor of chanelling Godspo Hasken (a 6,000 year old
Abyssinian spirit guide) has been known to utter many moving sermonellas,
such as ``Sermon from my Mouth'' and
his beautifully insightful ``Stolen