Month: March 2000

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Material pertaining to the infamous Princess Diana death of August 1997 was recently recovered on a 'recovered' laptop by Blatherskites Greg Barrett and Dave (daev) Walsh... Read a Blather special on the phenomenon of bisociative coincidence. POT CALLING THE KETTLE BLACK Father Dougal: God, I've heard about those cults Ted. People dressing up in black and saying Our Lord's going to come back and save us all. Father Ted: No, Dougal, that's us. That's Catholicism. Father Dougal: Oh right. (From TV Comedy Series *Father Ted*) On March 22nd, *The Irish Times* published two articles on the antics of Mike Garde, Ireland's *Cult Watchdog*. In response, we issued a letter of criticism to the paper's letters editor, which has yet to appear in print. If there were any other critics of the cult articles, their incensed reactions are also absent from the letters page. What follows is an edited version of...

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by Greg Barrett 'If Christ Came Again He Would Die in a Car Crash' - J.G. Ballard The following report details a preliminary investigation into the Archaeology of bisociative coincidence. It outlines a methodology for the recovery of subconscious effects within particular contemporary scenarios. Such Events incur a generic and socially constructed formula known throughout the modern world as "accidental". "The arrangement of physical objects and temporal sequences that precede an accident must be seen to be purely coincidental: they cannot have been willed." Abiding by this definition, the accident is analogous to the psychological effect of what the psychologist Carl Gustav Jung termed the bisociative coincidence. Each thread of a bisociative coincidence can be traced back according to the linear causality of their respective autonomous paths. However, no individual element can be said to have a causal relationship to another prior to their convergence; the moment of luminosity. "The...