Principia Discordia
Principia Discordia is a Discordian
Discordianism is a religion based on the worship of Eris , the Greco-Roman goddess of strife. It was founded circa 1958–1959 after the publication of its holy book the Principia Discordia, written by Malaclypse the Younger and Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst after a series of shared hallucinations at a...

 religious text
Religious text
Religious texts, also known as scripture, scriptures, holy writ, or holy books, are the texts which various religious traditions consider to be sacred, or of central importance to their religious tradition...

 written by Greg Hill (Malaclypse The Younger
Malaclypse the Younger
Gregory Hill , better known by the pen name Malaclypse the Younger , was one of the two writers of the Principia Discordia, along with Kerry Wendell Thornley . He was also adapted as a character in The Illuminatus! Trilogy...

) and Kerry Thornley
Kerry Thornley
Kerry Wendell Thornley is known as the co-founder of Discordianism, in which context he is usually known as Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst or simply Lord Omar...

 (Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst). It was originally published under the title "Principia Discordia or How The West Was Lost" in a limited edition of 5 copies in 1965. The name, meaning "The Principles of Strife", deviates from correct Latin
Latin is an Italic language originally spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. It, along with most European languages, is a descendant of the ancient Proto-Indo-European language. Although it is considered a dead language, a number of scholars and members of the Christian clergy speak it fluently, and...

 which would read Principia Discordiæ.

The Principia describes the Discordian Society and its Goddess Eris
Eris (mythology)
Eris is the Greek goddess of strife and discord, her name being translated into Latin as Discordia. Her Greek opposite is Harmonia, whose Latin counterpart is Concordia. Homer equated her with the war-goddess Enyo, whose Roman counterpart is Bellona...

, as well as the basics of the POEE denomination
Religious denomination
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 of Discordianism.

ALL RITES REVERSED (K) REPRINT WHAT YOU LIKE :<small>Dedicated to the Prettiest One </small>

If you want in on the Discordian Society<br> then declare yourself what you wish <br> do what you like <br> and tell us about it <br> or if you prefer don't.

There are no rules anywhere. <br> The Goddess Prevails.

Curb Your Dogma.

The Enlightened take things Lightly.

-Joshua A. Norton|JOSHUA NORTON Cabal|CABAL - <br> Surrealists, Harlequinists, Absurdists and Zonked Artists Melee

POEE is one manifestation of the DISCORDIAN SOCIETY about which you will learn more and understand less <br> We are a tribe of philosophers, theologians, magicians, scientists, artists, clowns, and similar maniacs who are intrigued with Eris (mythology)|ERIS GODDESS OF CONFUSION and with Her Doings.