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* BrownNote: as children, US citizens are conditioned to be unable to consciously read the word 'fnord'[[note]]it is 'explained' in an appendix that the 'actual' word used by the Illuminati is different, with 'fnord' being a stand-in to allow the casual reader to see the word[[/note]] with fear and panic, while subconsciously reacting to it with fear and anxiety. The word is inserted into anything the Illuminati want people to react negatively to. Being able to 'see the fnords' by breaking this conditioning becomes a watchword for becoming aware of the way people are manipulated on a daily basis.

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* BrownNote: as children, US citizens are conditioned to be unable to consciously read the word 'fnord'[[note]]it is 'explained' in an appendix that the 'actual' word used by the Illuminati is different, with 'fnord' being a stand-in to allow the casual reader to see the word[[/note]] with fear and panic, word[[/note]], while subconsciously reacting to it with fear and anxiety. The word is inserted into anything the Illuminati want people to react negatively to. Being able to 'see the fnords' by breaking this conditioning becomes a watchword for becoming aware of the way people are manipulated on a daily basis.


* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]]), 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA [[DepravedDwarf The Midget]]), 'Fission Chips' (a Franchise/JamesBond {{Expy}}; he was born on [[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki August 6th, 1945]], and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole Indole Ringh]]' (a [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] anthropologist who was studying Native American culture during the climax of ''Illuminatus!''), Nkrumah [[FunWithAcronyms Fubar]] (a Kikuyu shaman who had recently moved to Nairobi, and tried to give the US and Soviet leadership headaches in revenge for almost causing a nuclear war over the island nation of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioko Fernando Poo]]), 'Sarsaparilla Godzilla', and '[[UsefulNotes/DrivingStick Manuel Transmicion]]'.

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* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]]), 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA [[DepravedDwarf The Midget]]), 'Fission Chips' (a Franchise/JamesBond {{Expy}}; he was born on [[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki August 6th, 1945]], and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole Indole Ringh]]' (a [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] Hindu i.e., Indian, anthropologist who was studying Native American American, i.e., 'American Indian', culture during the climax of ''Illuminatus!''), Nkrumah [[FunWithAcronyms Fubar]] (a Kikuyu shaman who had recently moved to Nairobi, and tried to give the US and Soviet leadership headaches in revenge for almost causing a nuclear war over the island nation of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioko Fernando Poo]]), 'Sarsaparilla Godzilla', and '[[UsefulNotes/DrivingStick Manuel Transmicion]]'.


* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]]), 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA [[DepravedDwarf The Midget]]), 'Fission Chips' (a Franchise/JamesBond {{Expy}}; he was born on [[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki August 6th, 1945]], and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole Indole Ringh]]' (a [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] anthropologist who was studying Native American culture during the climax of ''Illuminatus!''), Nakrumah [[FunWithAcronyms Fubar]] (a Yoruba shaman who tried to give the US and Soviet leaders headaches in revenge for almost causing a nuclear war over the island nation of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioko Fernando Poo]]), '[[UsefulNotes/DrivingStick Manuel Transmicion]]'.

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* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]]), 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA [[DepravedDwarf The Midget]]), 'Fission Chips' (a Franchise/JamesBond {{Expy}}; he was born on [[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki August 6th, 1945]], and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole Indole Ringh]]' (a [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] anthropologist who was studying Native American culture during the climax of ''Illuminatus!''), Nakrumah Nkrumah [[FunWithAcronyms Fubar]] (a Yoruba Kikuyu shaman who had recently moved to Nairobi, and tried to give the US and Soviet leaders leadership headaches in revenge for almost causing a nuclear war over the island nation of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioko Fernando Poo]]), 'Sarsaparilla Godzilla', and '[[UsefulNotes/DrivingStick Manuel Transmicion]]'.


* GenerationXerox: ''The Historical Illuminatus'' books revolve around ancestors of Hagbard Celine, George Dorn, Tim Moon, and many others.

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* GenerationXerox: ''The Historical Illuminatus'' books revolve around ancestors of Hagbard Celine, George Dorn, Tim Simon Moon, and many others.



* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]]), 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA [[DepravedDwarf The Midget]]), 'Fission Chips' (a Franchise/JamesBond {{Expy}}; he was born on [[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki August 6th, 1945]], and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole Indole Ringh]]' (a [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] anthropologist who was studying Native American culture during the climax of ''Illuminatus!''), Nakrumah [[FunWithAcronyms Fubar]] (a Yoruba shaman who tried to give the US and Soviet leaders headaches in revenge almost causing a nuclear war over the island nation of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioko Fernando Poo]]), '[[UsefulNotes/DrivingStick Manuel Transmicion]]'.

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* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]]), 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA [[DepravedDwarf The Midget]]), 'Fission Chips' (a Franchise/JamesBond {{Expy}}; he was born on [[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki August 6th, 1945]], and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), '[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole Indole Ringh]]' (a [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] anthropologist who was studying Native American culture during the climax of ''Illuminatus!''), Nakrumah [[FunWithAcronyms Fubar]] (a Yoruba shaman who tried to give the US and Soviet leaders headaches in revenge for almost causing a nuclear war over the island nation of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioko Fernando Poo]]), '[[UsefulNotes/DrivingStick Manuel Transmicion]]'.


* CharacterFilibuster:

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* CharacterFilibuster: Several, with Hagbard Celine, Simon Moon, and Sigismundo Celine getting the majority of them.



* NoFourthWall:

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* NoFourthWall: In particular when the narrator is revealed to be [[spoiler: FUCKUP, Hagbard's fortune-telling computer]], turning what had mostly been a Third Person Omniscient style into a form of TheAllConcealingI.



%%* ProperlyParanoid
* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA The Midget), 'Fission Chips' (he was born on August 6th, 1945, and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), 'Indole Ringh'(a Sikh anthropologist), 'Manuel Transmicion'.

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%%* ProperlyParanoid
* ProperlyParanoid: A theme throughout his writing, especially regarding both governments and corporations. However, he puts a lot more emphasis on the 'properly' part than your typical conspiracy theorist, trying to get people to look at actual, demonstrable threats rather than self-reinforcing delusions.
** The character Hagbard Celine deliberately tries to instill this in others at times; he has two sets of cards, one reading '[[Creator/{{Zhuangzi}} There is no enemy anywhere]]' and the other '[[ParanoiaFuel There is no friend anywhere]]', and claims that he can tell within five minutes of meeting someone which card to give them to shake them out of their current mindset. He also is endlessly dropping hints to others that he himself is not to be trusted.
* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]], Creator/MarilynMonroe]]), 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney' (AKA [[DepravedDwarf The Midget), Midget]]), 'Fission Chips' (he (a Franchise/JamesBond {{Expy}}; he was born on [[UsefulNotes/AtomicBombingsOfHiroshimaAndNagasaki August 6th, 1945, 1945]], and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), 'Indole Ringh'(a Sikh anthropologist), 'Manuel Transmicion'.'[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indole Indole Ringh]]' (a [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] anthropologist who was studying Native American culture during the climax of ''Illuminatus!''), Nakrumah [[FunWithAcronyms Fubar]] (a Yoruba shaman who tried to give the US and Soviet leaders headaches in revenge almost causing a nuclear war over the island nation of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioko Fernando Poo]]), '[[UsefulNotes/DrivingStick Manuel Transmicion]]'.


* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney', 'Fission Chips', 'Manuel Transmicion', and 'Indole Ringh'.

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* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney', Chaney' (AKA The Midget), 'Fission Chips', Chips' (he was born on August 6th, 1945, and his father became obsessed with nuclear power), 'Indole Ringh'(a Sikh anthropologist), 'Manuel Transmicion', and 'Indole Ringh'.Transmicion'.


* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/The60s Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney', 'Fission Chips', 'Manuel Transmicion', and 'Indole Ringh'.

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* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads and loads of these, with other examples including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Creator/MarilynMonroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/The60s [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney', 'Fission Chips', 'Manuel Transmicion', and 'Indole Ringh'.


AncientTradition: what the [[spoiler:Erisian Liberation Front]] turns out to actually be.

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* AncientTradition: what the [[spoiler:Erisian Liberation Front]] turns out to actually be.


** The stand-alone novel ''Mask of the Illuminati'' involves Creator/JamesJoyce and UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein accidentally meeting in a Zurich beer garden in May 1914[[note]]the story ends with the announcement of [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand]][[/note]], only to get drawn into a [[GambitPileup conspiratorial mess]] which ends up with them both [[EurekaMoment gaining the necessary insights]] to make the great breakthroughs of their later work. Both [[UsefulNotes/RedOctober Vladimir Lenin]] and UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler make cameos as well.

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** The stand-alone novel ''Mask ''Masks of the Illuminati'' involves Creator/JamesJoyce and UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein accidentally meeting in a Zurich beer garden in May 1914[[note]]the story ends with the announcement of [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand]][[/note]], only to get drawn into a [[GambitPileup conspiratorial mess]] which ends up with them both [[EurekaMoment gaining the necessary insights]] to make the great breakthroughs of their later work. Both [[UsefulNotes/RedOctober Vladimir Lenin]] and UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler make cameos as well.


* AncientConspiracy: Aside from the titular Ancient Illuminated Order of Bavarian (AKA the Bavarian Illuminati) of ''Illuminatus!'' and the various Discordian and Erisian groups which are their nominal opposites, his fiction includes nearly every other sort of conspiratorial group under the sun, often with punny names such as "[[FunWithAcronyms Knights of Christ United in Faith]]" and filled with absurd characters (or caricatures) with equally bizarre names. Also, several of his non-fiction works (most notably ''Everything is Under Control'', an '''encyclopedia''' of conspiracy theories) discuss such real-world conspiracies as Propaganda Due, as well as theories about groups such as the CIA, the MenInBlack, the Freemasons, and the Jesuits. Finally, in the appendices of ''Illuminatus!'' he states that the book ''itself'' is a part of the Discordian conspiracy 'Operation Mindfuck', a notional conspiracy to open people's minds to which everything that any Discordian does is also a part of (whether intentionally or not).

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* AncientConspiracy: Aside from the titular Ancient Illuminated Order Seers of Bavarian Bavaria (AKA the Bavarian Illuminati) TheIlluminati) of ''Illuminatus!'' and the various Discordian and Erisian groups which are their nominal opposites, his fiction includes nearly every other sort of conspiratorial group under the sun, often with punny names such as "[[FunWithAcronyms Knights of Christ United in Faith]]" and filled with absurd characters (or caricatures) with equally bizarre names. Also, several of his non-fiction works (most notably ''Everything is Under Control'', an '''encyclopedia''' of conspiracy theories) discuss such real-world conspiracies as Propaganda Due, as well as theories about groups such as the CIA, TheMenInBlack, the MenInBlack, the Freemasons, [[BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats Freemasons]], and the Jesuits.[[FantasticCatholicism Jesuits]]. Finally, in the appendices of ''Illuminatus!'' he states that the book ''itself'' is a part of the Discordian conspiracy 'Operation Mindfuck', a notional conspiracy to open people's minds to which everything that any Discordian does is also a part of (whether intentionally or not).



** Specific note goes to John Dillinger, who not only is a member of the Justified Ancients of Mumu (an anarchist group which had joined forces with the Illuminati for a time only for [[UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire Cecil Rhodes]] to 'kick out the [=JAMs=]' after taking over the Illuminati in the 1880s), but was actually a group of quintuplets whose first names are all John.
** The stand-alone novel ''Mask of the Illuminati'' involves Creator/JamesJoyce and UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein accidentally meeting in a Zurich pub in May 1914[[note]]the story ends with the announcement of [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand]][[/note]], only to get drawn into a [[GambitPileup conspiratorial mess]] which ends up with them both gaining the necessary insights to make the great breakthroughs of their later work. Both Vladimir Lenin and Adolf Hitler make cameos as well.

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** Specific note goes to John Dillinger, who not only is a member of the Justified Ancients of Mumu (an anarchist group which had joined forces with the Illuminati for a time only for [[UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire Cecil Rhodes]] to 'kick out the [=JAMs=]' [=JAMs=]'[[note]]Allegedly, the [=MC5=] song of that name 90 years latter was a deliberate insult to the group[[/note]] after taking over the Illuminati in the 1880s), but was actually a group of quintuplets whose first names are all John.
** The stand-alone novel ''Mask of the Illuminati'' involves Creator/JamesJoyce and UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein accidentally meeting in a Zurich pub beer garden in May 1914[[note]]the story ends with the announcement of [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand]][[/note]], only to get drawn into a [[GambitPileup conspiratorial mess]] which ends up with them both [[EurekaMoment gaining the necessary insights insights]] to make the great breakthroughs of their later work. Both [[UsefulNotes/RedOctober Vladimir Lenin Lenin]] and Adolf Hitler UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler make cameos as well.



* CoolBoat: the ''Lief Ericson'', Hagbard Celine's gigantic [[Music/TheBeatles yellow submarine]].

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* CoolBoat: the ''Lief Ericson'', Ericsson'', Hagbard Celine's gigantic [[Music/TheBeatles yellow submarine]].



* JustForPun: Many of the character names in the ''Schroedinger's Cat'' trilogy, such as [[Film/BirthOfANation1915 Bertha Van Ation]], Juan Tootrego, [[UsefulNotes/{{Ukraine}} Hugh Crane]], etc.

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* JustForPun: Many of the character names in the ''Schroedinger's Cat'' trilogy, such as [[Film/BirthOfANation1915 [[Film/TheBirthOfANation1915 Bertha Van Ation]], Juan Tootrego, [[UsefulNotes/{{Ukraine}} Hugh Crane]], etc.



* PunnyName: loads a loads, with examples such as 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Marilyn Monroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'eternal flower power'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney', 'Fission Chips', 'Manuel Transmicion', 'Juan Tutrigo', and 'Indole Ringh'.

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* PunnyName: As noted above (under JustForPun), there are loads a loads, and loads of these, with other examples such as including 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Marilyn Monroe]], Creator/MarilynMonroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'eternal flower power'), 'Eternal [[UsefulNotes/The60s Flower Power]]'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney', 'Fission Chips', 'Manuel Transmicion', 'Juan Tutrigo', and 'Indole Ringh'.


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%%* AncientConspiracy * AncientConspiracy: Aside from the titular Ancient Illuminated Order of Bavarian (AKA the Bavarian Illuminati) of ''Illuminatus!'' and the various Discordian and Erisian groups which are their nominal opposites, his fiction includes nearly every other sort of conspiratorial group under the sun, often with punny names such as "[[FunWithAcronyms Knights of Christ United in Faith]]" and filled with absurd characters (or caricatures) with equally bizarre names. Also, several of his non-fiction works (most notably ''Everything is Under Control'', an '''encyclopedia''' of conspiracy theories) discuss such real-world conspiracies as Propaganda Due, as well as theories about groups such as the CIA, the MenInBlack, the Freemasons, and the Jesuits. Finally, in the appendices of ''Illuminatus!'' he states that the book ''itself'' is a part of the Discordian conspiracy 'Operation Mindfuck', a notional conspiracy to open people's minds to which everything that any Discordian does is also a part of (whether intentionally or not).
AncientTradition: what the [[spoiler:Erisian Liberation Front]] turns out to actually be.



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* AuthorTract - his writing is mostly meant to promote the goals of 'Operation Mindfuck', a long-ranging (if somewhat notional rather than real) Discordian conspiracy to cause people to become more mindful and think more. As such, a lot of it involves either Wilson himself, or his characters, giving long explanations about the nature of anarchism, society, money, and a host of other social phenomena (often with the purpose of pointing out that they ''are'' social phenomena, rather than laws of nature).
* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: He frequently makes use of historical - or in some cases, living (at the time of writing) - people, claiming they are or were members of this or that AncientConspiracy or AncientTradition. While this is mostly done in his fiction works, he had at times suggested that various historical figures were part of some secret group (though as always with tongue firmly planted in cheek).
** Specific note goes to John Dillinger, who not only is a member of the Justified Ancients of Mumu (an anarchist group which had joined forces with the Illuminati for a time only for [[UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire Cecil Rhodes]] to 'kick out the [=JAMs=]' after taking over the Illuminati in the 1880s), but was actually a group of quintuplets whose first names are all John.
** The stand-alone novel ''Mask of the Illuminati'' involves Creator/JamesJoyce and UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein accidentally meeting in a Zurich pub in May 1914[[note]]the story ends with the announcement of [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand]][[/note]], only to get drawn into a [[GambitPileup conspiratorial mess]] which ends up with them both gaining the necessary insights to make the great breakthroughs of their later work. Both Vladimir Lenin and Adolf Hitler make cameos as well.



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* FootnoteFever: Most prominently in the second volume of ''The Historical Illuminatus Chronicals''.

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* BrownNote: as children, US citizens are conditioned to be unable to consciously read the word 'fnord'[[note]]it is 'explained' in an appendix that the 'actual' word used by the Illuminati is different, with 'fnord' being a stand-in to allow the casual reader to see the word[[/note]] with fear and panic, while subconsciously reacting to it with fear and anxiety. The word is inserted into anything the Illuminati want people to react negatively to. Being able to 'see the fnords' by breaking this conditioning becomes a watchword for becoming aware of the way people are manipulated on a daily basis.
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* CoolBoat: the ''Lief Ericson'', Hagbard Celine's gigantic [[Music/TheBeatles yellow submarine]].
* FootnoteFever: Most prominently in the second volume of ''The Historical Illuminatus Chronicals''.Chronicles''.



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%%* PunnyName* PunnyName: loads a loads, with examples such as 'Stella Maris' (one of Celine's crew [[spoiler: and the incarnation of Eris, with it strongly implied that she was also Marilyn Monroe]], 'Eva Geblumenkraft' (a pun on the alleged Illuminati slogan 'ewige blumenkraft', meaning 'eternal flower power'), 'Saul Goodman', 'Markoff Chaney', 'Fission Chips', 'Manuel Transmicion', 'Juan Tutrigo', and 'Indole Ringh'.

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