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Is Miley Cyrus a Discordian?

The question might seem absurd, until you consider a few facts:

1) She was born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992 (23 of course being a very Discordian number).
This is the anniversary of the first airing of Discordian Saint Doctor Who, which was postponed one day
because of the assassination of U. S. President John F. Kennedy the day before. Kerry Thornley, co-founder of
the Discordian religion under the name Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst, was investigated for his connection with
suspect presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.

2) She became famous under the name Miley Cyrus (5 letters and 5 letters).

3) Her original name Destiny implies someone who gives destiny (i.e. Goddess Eris) and Miley was a nickname
given by her father to mean Smiley (i.e. joke). Remember that Discordianism is a joke disguised as a religion, or
a religion disguised as a joke.

4) She has filed to change her name to Miley Ray Cyrus (which is much closer to the name of the Discordian
Saint Prostitute
Minnie Rae, sometimes known as Mary Simpson), who was named "The Little Countess" by
Discordian Saint Emperor Norton I.

5) The hearing for her name change is scheduled for May 1, 2008, the anniversary of the founding of both the
Bavarian Illuminati (in 1776) and the Society for Creative Anachronism (1966) which has included some of the
most prominent Discordians.

The Hannah Montana Movie is scheduled to be released May 1, 2009 (see above).

7) Her character's name Hannah is a palindrome, the same backwards and forwards (spelling things backward
is a frequent Discordian trick), and also means "grace of God" or, backwards, "grace of Goddess."

8) She will soon appear half-naked in Vanity Fair, which is quite Discordian, especially for a 15-year-old girl (15
is the number 5 * 3).

9) She is frequently photographed flashing her "now famous peace sign" which is also the Discordian no. 5 or
no. 23 sign.

Victorian Children by Graham Ovenden and Robert Melville
The Autobiography of Minnie Rae surviving fragments
The Prankster and the Conspiracy: The Story of Kerry Thornley and How He Met Oswald and Inspired the
Counterculture by Adam Gorightly
"How I Killed Kennedy and Inspired the Counterculture" by R.K.O.

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Miley Ray Cyrus and her dog Roadie.
Is Miley Cyrus
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acknowledged she was a Discordian.
Miley Cyrus and her dog Roadie
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