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Robert Shea and Michael E. Brown spread the word of Eris in the 20th and 21st centuries,
respectively..
Robert Shea alias Josh the Dill co-wrote The Eye in the Pyramid, The Golden Apple,
and
Leviathan (The Illuminatus! Trilogy) with Robert Anton Wilson. The books spread
Discordianism (and crazy if tongue-in-cheek conspiracy theories) when virtually nobody
knew about it (or them). The trilogy won the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award. He and
Wilson wrote letters about conspiracies to themselves at
Playboy and then answered
them.
Robert Shea on Wikipedia
Michael E. Brown
Robert Shea
Michael E. Brown, professor at Cal-Tech, lead the team that discovered Planet X (name
of the SubGenius world), helped get it nicknamed Xena and later named Eris as part of
"The Jake That Changed a World campaign" led by Discordians/Erisians. He wrote
about it in
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming, in apparent imitation of the
Principia Discordia subheading How I Found Goddess And What I Did To Her When I
Found Her
. Mike Brown on Wikipedia
Michael E. Brown
The fifth group to award the
Order of the Pineapple was the
Order of the Pineapple itself.  By
the end of 2010, the group was
thought big enough to give its
own award.
Robert Shea
The 39th annual award (38th anniversary) was announced on 18 January 2020, or 18
Chaos 3186. One co-wrote a trilogy of books spreading the word of Eris (Discordia)
and the other helped discover (and wrote a book about) a planet named after her.
2020s
'Though clearly an
Illuminati honey-pot, I
accept this "award" on
behalf of my father,
Robert J. Shea. '

MICHAEL E. SHEA
(for ROBERT SHEA)
'Dear OPs:
I am delighted to be
accepted into your
midst, but, more
importantly, I am
delighted that Eris of
the outer solar system,
the most massive
dwarf planet yet
known, gets such a
recognition. I would be
remiss to not also point
out the important role
of the moon of Eris,
named after Dysnomia,
who is a daughter of
Eris and also the
daemon spirit of
lawlessness. I accept
this high honor in their
name.'

MICHAEL E. BROWN