A natural piece of native wood that has been formed to a shape of stick and when held, the bearer must purge himself of falsehoods and speak the truth. The truth stick is selected from the woods by a senior AC Commando and presented at woodland meetings to bring the truth out of a group of friends. Mass alcohol consumption is part of the ritual which assists in developing the truthiness. The stick is handled by each person who must stand and present a truth. Spinning with the stick is a intensified experiance that often further adds to the truthiness however often accompanied by vomiting. caution to avoid the spinning near hillsides, cliffs and other dangers is a learned experiance. Usually a new truth stick is used at each "ceremony" as the stick is said to be burned at the final truth, however no usually able to remember this event.
by AC Paco June 03, 2006