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Owls – From Bohemian Grove to Jewellery Stores

 Owl Jewellery Owls – From Bohemian Grove to Jewellery Stores near you…

When shopping for costume jewellery there are a couple of stores that I go too to buy stunning jewellery.  For almost 2 years I’ve noticed that the jewellery from one store to another was becoming more unified in their designs.One thing struck me as peculiar and that was the number of owls out on display as a pendant on a chain.  I thought, “what’s so special about owls?”.  I took some photos of pendants and earrings, see below:

Lillith the owl Moloch the cow Lillith the owl Moloch the cow Lillith the owl Moloch the cow

So I went to do some homework.  Here is what I found…

The owl is a bird that symbolises wisdom, and is associated with knowledge and the occult.  It is also associated with the moon.  The owl is a bird of the night and a bird of prey that is very stealth like because of it’s short feathers and has strong sharp talons used to catch it’s prey.  Owls can patiently wait for the when the time is right to catch their prey. The nocturnal owl can see in the dark and can see things we can’t see.  The same can be said of secret societies and it’s member;  Satanists aka Illuminati are doing things in the dark and know information that is hidden from the public eye.

The demon goddess Lilith is symbolized as an owl throughout history.  Few satanic orders exist today that are dedicated to serving Lilith the ‘first Mother’.  There are 2 reputable organizations that use incantations and do initiations associated with Lilith, they are: the Ordo Antichristianus Illuminati and the Order of Phosphorus.

Aleister Crowley – A Thelemic rite, based on an earlier German rite, offers the “invocation of Lilith”…

Satanist Aleister Crowley“Lilith is the mythological first wife of Adam. She, like Adam, was created by God “from the dust of the earth… in the image of God He created them, male and female He created them” (Gen. 1:27) being the first reference to human life in the Bible. It would seem that Eve came later, fashioned from a rib taken from Adam while he slept : “. . . this is to be called Woman, for this was taken from Man”. (Gen. 2:24) This strange anomaly can only be explained by assuming that there was a female human before Eve. Since only Eve is subsequently present in the Garden of Eden, her predecessor must have departed before Eve’s arrival on the scene. One can only assume that Lilith’s near total absence (aside from oblique references to “screech owls”) from the Judeo/Christian Bible is a matter of prejudice on the part of the male patriarchal authors.

Semitic legend describes Lilith as having a “base” nature and a taste for biting Adam and drinking his blood. She had refused to submit to Adam’s authority (and a preference for being “on top”), and in a fit of pique, she uttered the ineffable name of God and flew up into the air, only to be cast down by God into the desert wastes where she took up residence. (The only mention of Lilith by name in the standard Christian Bible is in Isaiah, where a passing reference is made about her living in the desert.) Lilith is described as either a winged serpent or a screech owl (or a anthropomorphic combination thereof) who murders infants (it would appear from the perspective of modern medicine that infants who succumbed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome would have been thought to have been victims of Lilith), and who torments men at night who sleep alone — the original succubus.  [DTW note: Lilith is not mentioned in the Bible  by name, what is mentioned is a screech owl or rather “the night specter”;  in Jewish superstition this was a female, elegantly dressed, that carried off children by night.  The bible does not assert the existence of such objects or beings of superstition.  Lilith however is none other than Satan who tempted Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden.]

In modern mythology Lilith has become a symbol to many feminists of the independent woman, who refuses to submit to the control of men. While this is certainly an aspect of her egregore, there is a strong sexual component to Lilith’s nature that must also be recognized. She is more than just an “uppity woman”, she is the power of primal lust in female form. And also, she is Death, and this cannot be ignored when working with her magically.”  [Emphasis added] 

As Wise as an Owl, from one goddess to another…

Isis, Lillith

Isis, with owl

Athena Owl Goddess of Wisdom

Athena Owl Goddess of Wisdom

Have you ever heard the saying “As Wise as an Owl”  do you know where this phrase comes from?  The saying comes from the “goddess of wisdom” who is often symbolized as an owl.  The Greek demonic goddess Athena is also the “goddess of wisdom”.  It is interesting to note that the scientific name for owl is “Athene Noctua”.

Greek Athenian coins depicted the head of Athena on the one side and an owl on the other side. And guess what? These coins were called “owls.” (See picture to the left)

King Arthur’s Merlin is mostly pictured with an owl on his shoulder. The owl on Merlin’s shoulder symbolized wisdom or intelligence.

Athena is another name for her other counterparts: Ashtoreth , Hecate, Inanna, Ishtar, Astarte, Asherah, Anath and Isis etc,.  Isis is also known as the “goddess of wisdom.”  Therefore an owl is a fitting representation of Isis. (See picture above right)

Luciferianism, Moloch the Owl and The Bohemian Grove

Bohemian Grove - lillith

The Bohemian Grove – Stone OwlBohemian Grove

At the end of July each year, a camp is held in northern California called the ‘The Bohemian Club’ – it is for the super rich and super evil to attend (approx 1500 men attend).  Each year, men gather from government officials, CEO’s, industrialists, financiers, and media personnel gather to network, listen to speeches and share common ideals and agendas.

At the Bohemian Grove a bizarre satanic ritual takes place every year, called the Cremation of Care’ ceremony.  This ritual is practiced by everyone who attends the camp.   This includes Ronald Reagan, both Presidents Bush, Alan Greenspan, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Walter Cronkite, Richard M. Nixon, Henry Kissinger and Colin Powell to name but a few. It has been reported that Barack Obama and John McCain have both visited The Bohemian Grove in July 2008. The aim of the camp is to go and worship a 40 foot stone owl.   There they perform pagan ceremonies before this massive owl, dressed in hooded robes, incantations are spoken, a ‘supposed’ mock human sacrifice takes place along with other rituals.

Romans 1:22,23 “Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.”

Just as Lilith is the demonic goddess of Bohemian Grove, so is Baphomet (the son of Lucifer aka Moloch and Lilith) the demonic god of Freemasonry.  It is now easy to see how all these demonic secret occult organizations are linked together?

“At the ‘Cremation of Care’ ritual ceremony, you will see (pointed out in the narration) that the performers of the ceremony address and mock worship the stone idol in male and female form”  —  ‘Dark Secrets’ video that Mike Hanson and Alex Jones made.

“It is not the name of the deity that is important within the occult, so much as it is the energy that is being conveyed within the symbolism.” [Emphasis added]  

In modern Luciferianism, Lilith is considered a consort and/or an aspect of Lucifer and is identified with the figure of Babalon.  She is said to come from the mud and dust, and is known as the Queen of the Sucubi.  When she and Lucifer mate, they form an androgynous being called “Baphomet” or the “Goat of Mendes,” also known in Luciferianism as the “God of Witches.” —– http://www.luciferian.org/index.php?col=modluc

The writings by Micheal Ford, “The Foundations of the Luciferian Path,” contends that Lilith forms the Luciferian Trinity, composed of her, Samael and Cain.  Likewise, she is said to have been Cain’s actual mother, as opposed to Eve, but through her.  Lilith here is seen as a goddess of witches, the dark feminine principle, and is also known as the goddess Hecate. —– http://www.chaostatic.com/paradigm/writings/black-witchcraft.php  

Moloch the Demonic Horned Bull

We know that Lilith murders infants, who else do we know from the bible that murdered infants?  The demonic god of Moloch/Molech, where children were burned alive throughout the Old Testament as a sacrifice in the belly (oven) of Moloch.  Moloch means “the king”. — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moloch
God MolochMoloch or Molech was one of the demonic gods of the Ammonites and Phoenicians.  Moloch worship was prevalent among the Canaanites – when Israel entered the land they apostatized and worshiped Moloch.  This demonic god is associated with Ammon in:

1 Kings 11:7, “Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon.”

One of the diabolical practices of the pagans that worshiped Moloch was to sacrifice their infant children. This was forbidden by God.

Leviticus 18:21 says, “And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.” (Jeremiah 32:35; 2 Kings. 23:10; Leviticus 18:21; 20:2-5).

The 12th-century Rashi, commenting on Jeremiah 7:31 stated:

Tophet is Moloch, which was made of brass; and they heated him from his lower parts; and his hands being stretched out, and made hot, they put the child between his hands, and it was burnt; when it vehemently cried out; but the priests beat a drum, that the father might not hear the voice of his son, and his heart might not be moved. (See picture above – right side)

A rabbinical tradition attributed to the Yalkout of Rabbi Simeon,[8] says that the idol was hollow and was divided into seven compartments, in one of which they put flour, in the second turtle-doves, in the third a ewe, in the fourth a ram, in the fifth a calf, in the sixth an ox, and in the seventh a child, which were all burned together by heating the statue inside. (See picture above – left side)

It is believed that this was a form of abortion back then, done under the intention of worshiping Moloch. The parent would sacrifice their infant to Moloch who would bless them with prosperity. Now today we can compare Moloch’s sacrifices to today’s abortion massacre. In both, past and present innocent life is murdered so that the parent may gain prosperity.

Male and Female deities

Ishtar

Why is Moloch represented as an Owl above – the depiction of a demonic deity will often be done in both male and female form.  Molech represented the male principle of life and reproduction while Lillith represented the female principle of fertility. Traditionally speaking, the Owl is a symbol of Lilith, Hecate, Inanna, Ishtar, Asherah, Anath and Isis etc, etc,.  Moloch is a horned bull and can be represented as Apis, Baal, Osiris, Set, Thoth, Marduk, Nergal, Adonis, Lucifer, etc, etc,.  However Moloch does not have to be represented as a bull and can be represented as the symbol of the female counterpart which is the owl.

For instance here to the left is a stone carving of Ishtar standing on top of two Lions (represented as Baal) next to two Owl’s (represented as Moloch).  Baal and Moloch are the same deity/ different symbolism).

Today occultism is spreading like rapid fire and many people in the fashion and music industry worship Moloch/Lilith.  So much so that these demonic gods/goddesses have made it mainstream and into some people’s jewellery collections thinking, ‘oh what a pretty little owl’ not realizing it represents the ‘Mother of Harlots’.

Abortion, murder, sacrifice?  What’s the difference…

Moloch/Lilith represents the abortion/murder of infants.  It is a known fact that America’s leaders go once a year to worship at Bohemian Grove and have been doing so for over a hundred years.  These are the same leaders that legalised abortion in 1973.  Since then millions upon millions of Americans have been aborting/sacrificing their infants (unbeknown to them) to Moloch for personal gain.  They sacrifice a life in order to gain theirs.

Famous people making owl hand gestures.

Below are pictures of people who worship Moloch/Lilith. Notice below circled in red is Nelson Mandela – He was a freemason and it would not be at all surprising that he went to Bohemian Grove himself to worship the owl.

Lilith Owl hand signs

Famous People (Michael Jackson, Jay-Z, The Beatles, Britney Spears, Pharrell Williams, Charlie Chaplin, etc- making  hand gestures over their eyes to let you know they worship Moloch/Lilith

Katy-Perry-Unconditionally-Moloch-Owl

Katy Perry – Moloch/Lilith – Owl

Justin Bieber Lilith Owl

Justin Bieber – Moloch/Lilith – Owl

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8 comments to Owls – From Bohemian Grove to Jewellery Stores

  • Martin Horan

    It never struck me till I first discovered about the Bohemian Grove and the Illuminati why I’d often heard the term as a child in the 1950s/60s “As wise as an owl.” It was a fairly common term back then. I saw on one site a dollar bill where there were subliminal shapes of the owl. It is interesting how the owl of late seems to be cropping up everywhere! Interesting article.

  • C. Sten

    Thank you for the article. I have been thinking this same question: why owls are so popular now. When I buy clothes to my little girl I have noticed that there are owls very often in little children’s clothes. I don’t like to buy anything with owls, for me owl has always presented “darkness” even if I didn’t know this connection to Lilith.
    Another animal often used in children’s clothes is butterfly and I don’t like its symbolism either.

    Lilith is mentioned in Bible Isaih 34:14 in Finnish (my mother tongue)it says Lilith (as in Hebrew) where in English it seems to be translated “the screech owl”.

  • Deborah (Discerning the World)

    Thank you C.Sten for your comment. :)

    Yes the butterflies is another one…

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    H3917 לִילִיתּ liyliyth (lee-leeth’) n-f.
    1. a night spectre
    [from H3915]
    KJV: screech owl.

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    nit’-mon-ster (lilith; Septuagint onokentauros; Vulgate (Jerome’s Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.) lamia):

    I. THE ACCEPTED TRANSLATION

    1. Professor Rogers’ Statement

    2. Exception to the Statement

    II. FOLKLORE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT

    1. Paucity of References

    2. References in Highly Poetical Passages

    3. The References Allusive

    4. Possibility of Non-mythological Interpretation

    5. The Term Lilith.

    I. The Accepted Translation.

    The term “night-monster”‘ is a hypothetical translation of the Hebrew term lilith, used once only, in Isa 34:14. The word is translated in the King James Version “screech-owl,” margin “night monster,” the Revised Version (British and American) “night-monster,” margin “Lilith.” The term “night-monster” is also an interpretation, inasmuch as it implies that the Hebrew word is a Babylonian loan-word, and that the reference indicates a survival of primitive folklore.

    1. Professor Rogers’ Statement:

    Concerning this weird superstition, and its strange, single appearance in the Book of Isaiah, Professor Rogers has this to say: “The lil, or ghost, was a night-demon of terrible and baleful influence upon men, and only to be cast out with many incantations. The lil was attended by a serving maid, the ardat lili (“maid of night”), which in the Semitic development was transferred into the feminine lilitu. It is most curious and interesting to observe that this ghost-demon lived on through the history of the Babylonian religion, and was carried out into the Hebrew religion, there to find one single mention in the words of one of the Hebrew prophets” (Religions of Assyria and Babylonia, 76, 77).

    2. Exception to the Statement:

    Exception is to be taken to this statement, admitting the etymological assumption upon which it rests, that “lilith” is a word in mythology, on the ground that the conception of a night-demon has no place in the religion of the Hebrews as exhibited in the Scriptures. It is certainly worthy of more than passing notice that a conception which is very prominent in the Babylonian mythology, and is worked out with great fullness of doctrinal and ritualistic detail, has, among the Hebrews, so far receded into the background as to receive but one mention in the Bible, and that a bald citation without detail in a highly poetic passage.

    The most that can possibly be said, with safety, is that if the passage in Isa is to be taken as a survival of folklore, it is analogous to those survivals of obsolete ideas still to be found in current speech, and in the literature of the modern world (see LUNATIC). There is no evidence of active participation in this belief, or even of interest in it as such, on the part of the prophetical writer. On the contrary, the nature of the reference implies that the word was used simply to add a picturesque detail to a vivid, imaginative description. All positive evidence of Hebrew participation in this belief belongs to a later date (see Buxtorf’s Lexicon, under the word “Talmud”).

    II. Folklore in the Old Testament.

    Attention has been called elsewhere to the meagerness, in the matter of detail, of Old Testament demonology (see DEMON, DEMONOLOGY; COMMUNION WITH DEMONS). A kindred fact of great importance should be briefly noticed here, namely, that the traces of mythology and popular folklore in the Bible are surprisingly faint and indistinct. We have the following set of items in which such traces have been discovered: “Rahab” (rachabh), mentioned in Job 9:13; Job 26:12; Isa 51:9; “Tanin” (tannin), Isa 27:1; “Leviathan” (liwyathan), Job 3:8; Ps 74:14; Isa 27:1; Ezek 29:3; Ezek 29:41 passim; the “serpent in the sea,” in Am 9:3; “Seirim” (se`irim), 2Chr 11:15; Lev 17:7; 2Kgs 23:8; Isa 13:21; Isa 34:14; “Alukah” (`aluqah), Pr 30:15; “Azazel (`aza’zel) Lev 16:8; Lev 16:10; Lev 16:26 “Lilith” (ut sup.), Isa 34:14; Isa 34:15.when disturbed in brooding or raising its young. Its habit was to lie on its back and fight with beak and claw with such ferocity that it seemed very possible that it would “tear and scratch the face.” Some commentators insist that the bird intended was an owl, but for the above reasons the night-jar seems most probable; also several members of the owl family were clearly indicated in the list.

    A review of these passages brings certain very interesting facts to light.

    1. Paucity of References:

    The references are few in number. Rahab is mentioned 3 times; Tannin (in this connection), once; Leviathan, 5 times; the serpent in the sea, once; Seirim, 5 times (twice with references to idols); Alukah, once; Azazel, 3 times in one chapter and in the same connection; Lilith, once.

    2. References in Highly Poetical Passages:

    These references, with the single exception of Azazel to which we shall return a little later, are all in highly poetical passages. On general grounds of common-sense we should not ascribe conscious and deliberate mythology to writers or speakers of the Bible in passages marked by imaginative description and poetic imagery, any more than we should ascribe such beliefs to modern writers under like circumstances. Poetry is the realm of truth and not of matter of fact. In passages of this tenor, mythology may explain the word itself and justify its appropriateness, it does not explain the use of the term or disclose the personal view of the writer. 3. The References Allusive:

    All these references are in the highest degree allusive. They exhibit no exercise of the mythological fancy and have received no embroidery with details. This is most significant. So far as our specific references are concerned, we are dealing with petrified mythology, useful as literary embellishment, but no longer interesting in itself.

    4. Possibility of Non-mythological Interpretation:

    Every one of these words is sufficiently obscure in origin and uncertain in meaning to admit the possibility of a non-mythological interpretation; indeed, in several of the parallels a non-mythological use is evident. Bible-Dict. writers are apt to say (e.g. concerning lilith) that there is no doubt concerning the mythological reference. The reader may discover for himself that the lexicographers are more cautious (see Brown, Driver, and Briggs, Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament, in the place cited.). The use of “Rahab” in Job 26:12 is not mythological for the simple reason that it is figurative; the use of “Leviathan” in Isa 27:1 and Eze 29:3 comes under the same category. In Job 40 and 41, if the identification of behemoth and leviathan with hippopotamus and crocodile be allowed to stand and the mythological significance of the two be admitted, we have the stage where mythology has become a fixed and universal symbolism which can be used to convey truth apart from the belief in it as reality (see LEVIATHAN; “Job,” New Century Bible, p. 335; Meth. Rev., May, 1913, 429 ff). The sea serpent of Am 9:3 is not necessarily the dragon or Tiamat, and the use of the term is merely suggestive. The term se`ir is in literal use for “he-goat” (Nu 15:24, et al.) and is doubtful throughout. Ewald translates it “he-goat” in Isa 34:14 and “Satyr” in 13:21. It means literally “shaggy monster” (Vulgate, pilosus). We do not hesitate on the basis of the evidence to erase “Alukah” (Pr 30:15, the Revised Version (British and American) “horse-leech,” by some translated “vampire”) and “Azazel” (Le 16:8, etc.), interpreted as a “demon of the desert,” from the list of mythological words altogether. As ripe a scholar as Perowne (“Proverbs,” Cambridge Bible) combats the idea of vampire, and Kellogg (“Leviticus,” Expositor’s Bible, in the place cited.) has simply put to rout the mythological-demonic interpretation of Azazel. Even in the case of lilith the derivation is obscure, and the objections urged against the demonic idea by Alexander have not altogether lost their force (see Commentary on Isaiah, in the place cited.). There is a close balance of probabilities in one direction or the other.

    5. The Term Lilith:

    One further fact with regard to lilith must be considered. The term occurs in a list of creatures, the greater part of which are matter-of-fact animals or birds. A comparative glance at a half-dozen translates of the passage Isa 34:11-14 will convince any reader that there are a great many obscure and difficult words to be found in the list. Following Delitzsch’s translation we have: “pelican,” “hedge-hog,” “horned-owl,” “raven,” “wild-dog,” “ostrich,” “forest-demon” (se`ir), “night-monster.” This is a curious mixture of real and imaginary creatures. Alexander acutely observes that there is too much or too little mythology in the passage. One of two conclusions would seem to follow from a list so constructed: Either all these creatures are looked upon as more or less demonic (see Whitehouse, Hastings, Dictionary of the Bible (five volumes), article “Demon,” with which compare West M. Alexander, Demonic Possession in the New Testament, 16), or, as seems to the present writer far more probable, none in the list is considered otherwise than as supposed literal inhabitants of the wilderness. The writer of Isa 34:14, who was not constructing a scientific treatise, but using his imagination, has constructed a list in which are combined real and imaginary creatures popularly supposed to inhabit unpeopled solitudes. There still remains a by no means untenable supposition that none of the terms necessarily are mythological in this particular passage.

    Louis Matthews Sweet
    ——————

  • RJ

    Hi: I’ve been coming to your site for the last year and wanted to say I’ve noticed TONS of OWLS (jewelry, baby clothes, purses, etc. etc. etc.) here in America over the past few years. Knowing it had something to do with the occult, I purposely avoid them. Wanted to “Amen” your article in that they’ve come out of the woodwork the past few years! And as darkness grows (even darker during the Tribulation) ~ then people will turn, not to God, but to the occult.

    BTW, various online sources say it’s a REAL child sacrifice that happens at Bohemian Grove. I don’t know one way or another as I certainly will never go there to verify it.

    Keep up the good work ~ and of course, MARANATHA!!! May our redemption be ever so soon!

  • Deborah (Discerning the World)

    Thank you RJ for your comment. Really appreciate it.

    Could very well be real sacrificing at Bohemian Grove.

  • YvZ

    I also wondered why the owl symbolism is a big trend at the moment. I saw it on handbag designs, home decor, signs, clothes… It’s really big!

    I really appreciate this article and research. Knew it has some occult symbolism, but haven’t looked into it.

    Usually with a sudden big trend of somekind, and the world follows it, it is not from God.

  • Chrissy

    So what if I just like owls? They are a type of bird created by God our Father. Owls are lovely. If I want to wear earrings or a necklace shaped like an owl, it does not mean I am a Satan worshipper. Neither does holding up your fingers in a circle in front of your eyes mean you worship Moloch! People do that to pretend they have binoculars, or are wearing glasses too.

  • Deborah (Discerning the World)

    Chrissy

    Yes God created Owls and they are beautiful animals. Satan takes God’s creation and perverts it. If you had an owl collection for the sake of loving owls (before they became fashionable) there is nothing wrong with that.

    Do what ever you want to do.

    And we will never stop you from walking around on a daily basis with your hands in front of your eyes pretending you are wearing binoculars or glasses especially when you are having photos taken.

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      3. Any content that personally attacks an individual. (An example of a personal attack is posting negative comments about an individual in a way meant to demean that person. Note that posting your opinion about someone’s ideas, doctrine or actions is not a personal attack);
      4. Any content that discloses private details concerning any person, for eg., phone numbers that have not been made public, photos that are not in the public domain, residential address that is not public, ID numbers, Social Security numbers, email addresses that are not in the public domain, etc.;
      5. Any content that you know to be false, misleading, or fraudulent;
      6. Any use of profanity;
      7. Any content including advertisements or otherwise focused on the promotion of commercial events or businesses, or any request for or solicitation of money, goods, or services for private gain;
      8. Any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
      9. Any content directly or indirectly soliciting responses from minors (defined as anyone under 18 years of age).
  7. FAIR USE NOTICE:
    1. If any part of the “Comment” is not your original work, it is your responsibility to add the name of the third party, name the book with page number or a link (url) to the website where you obtained the information.
    2. Your “Comment” may contain Copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. You are however allowed to make such material available in your “Comment” in an effort to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc.  This constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this Site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to:http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml.
    3. If you wish to use copyrighted material from a website or any other medium for purposes to add to your “Comment” that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. (Fair Use means you may quote from copyrighted sources, but you may not publish the whole article, book, etc., in your “Comment”.)
  8. You are solely responsible for the “Comment” you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available to others using this Web Site. Under no circumstances will Discerning the World be liable in any way for any “Comment” posted on or made available through this Site by you or any third party.
  9. You understand that all “Comments” on this Site are pre-screened or moderated. That means that every “Comment” needs to be approved by Discerning the World before it appears in the “Comments” section.  This is not an automatic process.  Discerning the World does this for SPAM reasons.
  10. Discerning the World has the right (but not the obligation) in their sole unfettered discretion to remove any “Comment” that is posted on or available through the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, Discerning the World has the right to remove any “Comment” that violates these Terms or is otherwise deemed objectionable by Discerning the World in its sole discretion.
  11. You understand that Discerning the World in their sole unfettered discretion is not obligated and can not be forced in any manner, be it legal or otherwise to remove any “Comment” that is posted on or made available through the Site by you.
  12. When submitting a “Comment,” you will be asked to provide your name and your email address. While Discerning the World does not object to your use of a pseudonym instead of your actual name, Discerning the World reserves the right, but not the obligation, to reject, change, disallow, or discontinue at any time any submission name that, in Discerning the World’s sole unfettered discretion, is objectionable or inappropriate for any reason. Discerning the World requires the submission of your email address, but Discerning the World warrants that it will not publish your email address to an outside third party without your consent.
  13. Discerning the World does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes. From time to time, Discerning the World may contact you personally via email. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and understand that the “Comments” feature of the Site is designed to permit users to post information and commentary for public review and comment and thus you hereby waive any expectation of privacy you may have concerning any likeness or information provided to the Site by you.
  14. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of or visitors to the Site.
    1. Discerning the World shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor interactions utilizing the “Comments” facility of the Site, between you and other users of or visitors to the Site. You acknowledge and agree that Discerning the World, or any third party shall not be, and you shall not seek to hold them, responsible for any harm or damage whatsoever arising in connection with your interaction with other users of or visitors to the Site.
    2. Discerning the World does not verify any information posted to or communicated via the “Comments” sections of the Site by users and does not guarantee the proper use of such information by any party who may have access to the information. You acknowledge and agree that Discerning the World does not assume, and shall not have, any responsibility for the content of messages or other communications sent or received by users of the Site.
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    1. Discerning the World does not control, and makes no representations or warranties about, any third party content, including such content that may be accessible directly on the Site or through links from the Site to third party sites.
    2. You acknowledge that, by viewing the Site or communications transmitted through the Site, you may be exposed to third party content that is false, offensive or otherwise objectionable to you or others, and you agree that under no circumstances shall Discerning the World be liable in any way, under any theory, for any third party content.
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16. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Discerning the World and you with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any previous oral or written agreement between us with respect to such subject matter.

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