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Dogma I -- Metaphysics #2, ``Cosmology''
The Book of Uterus from the
Honest Book of Truth
- Before the beginning was the Nonexistent Chao, balanced in Oblivion by the
Perfect Counterpushpull of
the Hodge and the Podge.
Whereupon, by an Act of Happenstance, the Hodge began gradually to
overpower the Podge -- and the Primal Chaos thereby came to be.
So in the beginning was the Primal Chaos, balanced on the Edge of Oblivion
by the Perfect Counterpullpush of the Podge and the Hodge.
Whereupon, by the Law of
the Podge swiftly
underpowered the Hodge and Everything broke loose.
And therein emerged the Active Force of Discord, the Subtle Manifestation
of the Nonexistent Chao, to guide Everything along the Path back to Oblivion
-- that it might not become lost among Precepts of Order in the Region of
Forasmuch as it was Active, the Force of Discord entered the State of
Confusion, wherein It copulated with the Queen and begat
Eris, Our Lady of
Discord and Gross Manifestation of the Nonexistent Chao.
And under Eris Confusion became established, and was hence called
Bureaucracy; while over Bureaucracy Eris became established, and was hence
By the by it came to pass that the Establishment of Bureaucracy perished
in a paper shortage.
Thus it was, in accord with the Law of Laws.
During and after the Fall of the Establishment of Bureaucracy was the
Aftermath, an Age of Disorder in which calculation, computations, and
reckonings were put away by the Children of Eris in Acceptance and
Preparation for the Return to Oblivion to be followed by a Repetition of the
Universal Absurdity. Moreover, of Itself the Coming of Aftermath waseth a
Resurrection of the Freedom-flowing Chaos. HAIL ERIS!
Herein was set into motion the Eristic Pattern, which would Repeat Itself
Five Times Over Seventy-three Times, after which nothing would happen.