Monday, June 29, 2015
Week 71, Illuminatus online reading group
Tim Wheeler (Lord Harold Randomfactor) and Mary Wheeler aboard the Suzie Wong, William F. Buckley's boat in 1963.
(This week: Appendix Yod, Operation Mindfuck, page 783, to page 796, end of Appendix Teth, Hagbard's Booklet.)
Appendix Yod, Operation Mindfuck:
For more on all of this, see Adam Gorightly's book, Historia Discordia: The Origins of the Discordian Society.
See the important remark on back on page 774: "This book, being part of the only serious conspiracy it describes — that is, part of Operation Mindfuck — has programmed the reader in ways that he or she will not understand for a period of months (or perhaps years)."
Ho Chih Zen, Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst, page 783, Kerry Thornley.
Dr. Mordecai Malignatus, Page 784, Robert Anton Wilson.
Harold Lord Randomfactor, Page 784, Tim Wheeler, the force behind Young Americans for Real Freedom. (For more, see this.)
Malaclypse the Younger, page 785, Gregory Hill.
"A monopoly on the means of communication," page 796. This blog is a small example of how the Internet has dented the monopoly.
"When a more efficient medium arrives, the taboos on television will decrease," page 796. A forecast that turned out to be quite accurate, and which also looked ahead to the current golden age of TV.
(Next week: End of Illuminatus!, pages 797-805, appendices Mem and Nun.)