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The Book of the SubGenius:
The Sacred Teachings of J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs

by J.R. Dobbs, The SubGenius Foundation, Rev. Ivan Stang

ISBN 0671638106 / 9780671638108 / 0-671-63810-6
Publisher Touchstone
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Divine obfuscation has a purpose. This is the classic that ushered in so many imitators, imitators who did not get "it." "It" is slack, the desiderata that cannot be desired and is only attainable through "Bob," the evil god/male model who founded the Church of the SubGenius without bothering to "exist." If you read this holy book properly, you will learn to "pull the wool over your own eyes." While this volume may seem hilarious, it's also an incredibly adept deconstruction of religion in general and the human impulse to believe in and follow anyone who promises to give their lives meaning and structure. Plus, it's the only place to find the information you need to survive when the bad alien gods come out of the sky to kill, enslave, and entertain us. If you don't already have a copy, then hand in your hipness ID card and hang your head in shame. [via]