Church of the SubGenius

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Church of the SubGenius definition

body, humour
A mutant offshoot of Discordianism launched in 1981 as a spoof of fundamentalist Christianity by the "Reverend" Ivan Stang, a brilliant satirist with a gift for promotion. Popular among hackers as a rich source of bizarre imagery and references such as "Bob" the divine drilling-equipment salesman, the Benevolent Space Xists, and the Stark Fist of Removal. Much SubGenius theory is concerned with the acquisition of the mystical substance or quality of slack.
(http://sunsite.unc.edu/subgenius/slack.html).
(1996-01-02)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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