Discordianism

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Discordianism

(recreation)
/dis-kor'di-*n-ism/ The veneration of Eris, also known as Discordia; widely popular among hackers. Discordianism was popularised by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson's novel "Illuminatus!" as a sort of self-subverting Dada-Zen for Westerners - it should on no account be taken seriously but is far more serious than most jokes. Consider, for example, the Fifth Commandment of the Pentabarf, from "Principia Discordia": "A Discordian is Prohibited of Believing What he Reads." Discordianism is usually connected with an elaborate conspiracy theory/joke involving millennia-long warfare between the anarcho-surrealist partisans of Eris and a malevolent, authoritarian secret society called the Illuminati.

See Religion, Church of the SubGenius, and ha ha only serious.
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Class 555, Greyface, Mule and Lustre: 1 Dr J Hunter & Mr DWilson, Flat 10, Higginson Mill, Denton Mill Close; 2 Ruth Ashton-Shaw.
Greyface PS96.30 Kelmore Hill Farm, PS96.30 Farewell Grange, PS95.30, PS83.80 Reaygarth, PS94.30 Hightown, PS87.80 Hundith House, PS85.30 Spout Bank, PS84.80 Church Farm, PS83.80 Quarry House Farm, PS83.80 Jackson Rigg, PS81.30 Low Moor, PS80.30 Coombe Crag.
Recent weather has been kind - but Robin and Meinir Jones are taking no chances with their Greyface Dartmoor lambs.
Competition judge Wynne Davies narrowed the field of 21 breed section champions - which included the spectacularly shaggy and seldom seen Greyface Dartmoor, to a shortlist of three.
Greyface Dartmoor Ch - A & J Flexman, Lampeter; R - Peter Blythe, Top-y-Ffordd, Hope Mountain, Caergwrle.
The gene bank project will support moves to conserve the 28 rare breeds of sheep from across Britain, including the Oxford Down, the Greyface Dartmoor, the Hebridean, the Southdown, the Norfolk Horn and the Teeswater.
"Suffolk rams were put to greyface ewes, though we soon moved towards Suffolk Cheviots to improve lamb quality.
Greyface to PS67 Hesleywell, PS64 Taylorburn and PS61.50 High Lovelady Shield.
Former police officer Peter Blythe, of Top-y-Ffordd, Hope Mountain, Caergwrle, just missed out on the interbreed line-up when standing reserve in the Greyface Dartmoor section.
The Ryeland White and the Greyface Dartmoor are included in the 73 classes and special awards for sheep, eight for pigs, nine for Angora goats, 15 for pygmy goats and 33 for dairy goats in the Smallholder and Garden Festival at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, on May 21 and 22.
"Running Greyface ewes with good Suffolk tups gives us the stylish black- faced lamb that brings in good bids at mart.
Greyface 195p Tangytavil, 192p Arnicle, 190p Wanwood Hill, 186p Albierigg, 185p Hill Brae, 182p Penpeugh.