A religion established in Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle.

The religion is largely set on fate. Followers of Bokonon find that they belong to a karass, or a group of people that find themselves heavily associating with each other throughout their life. It has no boundaries. It is "as free-flowing as an amoeba."

Bokononism is nothing more than a system of lies created by its author.

Some of the first scripture Vonnegut quotes from The Books of Bokonon is the Fifty-Third Calypso, which explains the establishment of a karass:

Oh, a sleep drunkard
Up in Central Park,
And a lion-hunter
In the jungle dark,
And a Chinese dentist,
And a British queen--
All fit together
In the same machine.
Nice, nice, very nice;
Nice, nice, very nice;
Nice, nice, very nice--
So many different people
In the same device.

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