One of the 1960s counterculture's most fascinating characters was Kerry Wendell Thornley -- a writer, philosopher, Zen dishwasher, enlightened prankster, and, possibly, an Oswald double with disturbing ties to the Kennedy assassination. A lifelong provocateur, Thornley was linked to many... read more
“Among Zen Buddhists it is said, 'When you greet another bodhisattva on the road, greet him with neither words nor silence.' That leaves you with a vast selection of barnyard noises from which to choose.”Kerry Thornley
“The INSANE are the overt psychotics -- the people in mental institutions, or the people who are likely to wind up there if they aren't very careful, or very lucky. The SANE are the repressed psychotics -- the people who are deeply threatened by crazy thinking, and whom therefore indirectly or directly maintain our rigid system of psychological discrimination. The OUTSANE are the inverse psychotics -- the people who know how to make psychosis work for them...Enlightening never strikes the same place twice.”Kerry Thornley
“Without faith we might relapse into rational thinking.”Author
Foreword: The Monster In The Labyrinth, by Robert Anton Wilson
Introduction: Great Conspiracy Theorists Think Alike!
Chapter 1: Free-Thinking Nerd
Chapter 2: A Few Good Men
Chapter 3: Idle Author
Chapter 4: Discordian Interlude
Chapter 5: Star Witness
Chapter 6: Sex, Drugs, and Treason
Chapter 7: Tales Of The Jolly Green Giant
Chapter 8: Bit Players
Chapter 9: Framed In Red?
Chapter 10: Lee Harvey Doppelganger
Chapter 11: The Roselli/Thornley Connection
Chapter 12: Operation Mindfuck and the Bavarian Illuminati
Chapter 13: Dreadlock Recollections
Chapter 14: Is Paranoia A Higher State Of Awareness?
Chapter 15: Stan Jamison, Brother Ray, and Good Ol' Doc Stanley
Chapter 16: Letters From The Edge
Chapter 17: Black Helicopters Over Tampa
Chapter 18: Discordian Interlude
Chapter 19: Zen and the Art of Dishwashing
Chapter 20: The Fallen Idols of Discord
Chapter 21: Where Have All the Discordians Gone? (The Passage of Omar and Mal-2)
Afterword: Synchronicities A-Plenty!
Appendix 1: A Partial List of Discordian Conspirators (In Alphabetical Disorder)
Appendix 2: Images
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