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  • n. A network or group of people that unknown to them, are somehow affiliated or linked, specifically to fulfill the will of God


Coined by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. in the novel Cat's Cradle (Wiktionary)



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  • We Bokononists believe that humanity is organized into teams, teams that do God's Will without ever discovering what they are doing. Such a team is called a karass by Bokonon. - Cat's Cradle

    December 3, 2006