Author: Vice Pope

Hymns and Arias

Made Completely Of Cheese There once was a boy who had the small notion to build a big boat and sail the ocean. To sail the ocean, cross all seven seas, to find him a land made completely of cheese.…

And We’re Back!

Due to eddies in the space-time continuum, we have been unable to communicate with Terran-based tithers for a short while. His Wholliness the Vice Pope is pleased to announce that we are once again accepting tithes. It should be noted…

From The Mouths Of Babes

Once a wise Chian wished to placate his child. “You can become anything you want, child. A president, a businessman, a Gallybagger. You can even race starships through the Ellis System”, he said. “Are these things Possible?”, asked the child.…

On This Day in History

As we look back on the Highly Improbable events of 2910, most notably the Vanduul attack on the 42nd Squadron, it is important to remember our humble beginnings. Centuries ago, space was considered too Wholly and too dangerous for mankind,…

On The Wholly Word

No, it’s not King Felix, mah-hah-bone, or monkeys. The holy word of CHI is in fact “aejibo”, pronounced ee ji (like eye) bow (like bow and arrow). The word has a strange history, and is reputed to have been used…

Journal Entry #37

Thoughts of the Brain are experienced by us as arrangements and rearrangements – change – in a physical universe; but in fact it is really information and information-processing which we substantialize. We do not merely see its thoughts as objects,…

On Sumerology

The practice of Sumerology can be confusing, daunting, frustrating and even frightening; but true Chians know Good Times can be found in abundance by the cautious, disciplined practitioner. Few people know that the book of Genesis exists mostly in Sumerian…

On Three

Three, it’s the magic number. Yes it is, it’s the magic number. Somewhere in that ancient mystic trinity, you get three. That’s the magic number. Three has been a holy number for a long time. The Chian way teaches that…

On Dates

The Chian calendar contains thirteen months of 28 days, numbered 1 through 28. New Year’s Day is January 0, and is a Sunday. Leap years add a day onto December, giving us December 29. The months are named as in…

On Probability

What exactly is the message of the Church? The Church believes in one thing and one thing only – the universe is infinite*. If you can truly accept that as fact, you must consider that in an infinite universe, given…