Loose Canon

A religious cannon is a collection of books or texts considered to be an authoritative reference regarding the religion, its laws, beliefs, practices or organization.

Herein convenes the Council of Greer (South Carolina).  This council is convened to select and publish the officially "loose" canon.  The canon differs from "just a list of really cool books" in that they must be considred "critical" reading.  That is, if you were a university professor creating a course entitled "Finding The Ultimate Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything." the books listed here would be considered "required reading".

But, Don't Panic, we will start another page for "just a list of really cool books".

Leave suggestions here as a comment post.

For now, we'll just throw them all into one pile, but then if categorization becomes necessary, we'll better organize them.

PS, I'm not much of a reader, so for this canon, movies, television shows or any form of idea-forwarding media is acceptable.

1.  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (book, not so much the movie)
2.  Zen Flesh, Zen Bones by Nyogen Senzaki
3.  The Holy Bible, various authors.
4.  Black Swan by Nicholas Taleb
5.  Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore.

The following are required watching television.

1. "One Day, One Room"  Season 3, Episode 12 of the series "House"
2. "The Word"  Season 2, Episode 1 of the series "Black-ish"
3. "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen", Season 11, Episode 16 of the series "Mash" (sorry if that one is a little obvious.

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