Rules for the Constitutional Convention
Here assembled beneath the heavens, we invoke thee, O Reason, to assist in our deliberations and prevent our respective limbic systems from goosing our respective prefrontal cortices as they are often prone to do in such situations.
In the drafting of the new Constitution, it shall be expressly forbidden to cite any prior law or other precedent that was first published before the Bolshevik Revolution in November 1917 [October 1917 acdg Julian calendar then in force]. Any mention of writings or authors prior to 1917 must first be expressly authorized by the Politburo. Applications for exemption can be obtained from the Chief Executioner. Standard wait after applying is six months. Number of applications received until now: zero.
The Politburo shall designate a committee to encapsulate the paradigmatic Leitmotiv inherent in the molecular structure of duckbill platypus meatballs.
Any mention of a supreme being OF WHATEVER NATURE shall be sanctioned with a fine in the amount of 66 Turkish francs, payable immediately under penalty of watching Frankenstein reruns for 15 years solid.
1. The Politburo shall be presided by an enlightened desktop, whose official title shall be Enlightened Desktop.
2. The deputy of the Enlightened Desktop shall be the Enlightened Laptop.
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