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WTF Headline Of The Day: Harvard Group Cancels "Satanic Black Mass"

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What is this country coming to? (when your standard every day Satan worshipper is repressed from his (or her) 'black mass' by protesting students)...



As Bloomberg reports,

Harvard University extension school students planning a “satanic black mass” canceled the event after an outcry by administration, students, faculty and religious leaders.


The Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club had decided to move the event off campus last night after widespread objections, and no other location was willing to host it, according to an e-mailed statement from the group.


“Given that no other location has been willing to intercede, we will no longer be sponsoring this black mass,” the group said.




The university had decided not to block the event, even though President Drew Faust said she opposed it.




About 60,000 people, many of them Harvard students, faculty and alumni, signed online petitions protesting the black mass and urging Harvard to stop it, said Aurora Griffin, a senior at the college.




“Vigorous and open discussion and debate are essential to the pursuit of knowledge, and we must uphold these values even in the face of controversy,” Faust said yesterday in a statement. “Freedom of expression, as Justice Holmes famously said long ago, protects not only free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate.”




“What do we really think that religious freedom and free speech demands of us?” Robichaud said. “Does religious tolerance demand only tolerance of rituals that aren’t offensive?”




If this had been a re-enactment of a Nazi rally or a lynching, the university would have stepped in quickly and stopped it,” he said in a telephone interview. “I’d be concerned that the university is saying, we just allow student groups to do what they want.”

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Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:59 | 4756186 Stackers
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They should have just called the Grammy's and booked next year's show.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:01 | 4756202 TahoeBilly2012
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Oh look, the Rothchilds are in town!

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:03 | 4756216 NotApplicable
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Gotta love images of text headlines.

Because the font is important, you know.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:09 | 4756241 So What
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When Rothschild goes to hell, I wouldn't be surprised to see Satan using new currency.
Wonder if Rothschild or Satan is more evil.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:13 | 4756260 jbvtme
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president drew faust?  i bet she's no bargain...

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:15 | 4756274 Telemakhos
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Rats, you beat me to it.  

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:18 | 4756285 jbvtme
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can't believe the line was available. seriously, who's writing these scripts?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:30 | 4756344 TeamDepends
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AKA President Mountain Drew Faust Bilderburgos Camacho.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:43 | 4756385 Chupacabra-322
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Doesn't surprise me in the least. Ever seen pictures of the some of the campuses of some of the finest (Elite) Havard, Yale, Princeton.

They reak of MedEvil buildings & Satanic Architecture.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 17:16 | 4756479 SafelyGraze
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the celebration has been moved from cambridge to new york


be sure you know the password or else the beauty queen gets it

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:04 | 4756663 Sashko89
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That's were the western elites come from...

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:44 | 4756822 jimmytorpedo
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Belgium would have hosted them i'm sure,...

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 00:17 | 4757823 svayambhu108
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The URL has "won't" in it also the facebook preview tile has won't in it :





"Harvard Won’t Halt Satanic Mass Planned by Student Group"

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 01:46 | 4757954 StychoKiller
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They should've asked Miskatonic University about their facilities...

Cthulhu recommends them highly!

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 01:48 | 4757959 StychoKiller
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I know who(/it?) I'm voting for in 2016!

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:08 | 4756523 AlaricBalth
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Did you really think the SDR stood for Special Drawing Rights?
(Satanic Demon's Riches)

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:04 | 4756222 Dr Benway
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If banking is "God's work", sign me up for Satanism

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:11 | 4756253 MrsMerkel
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Funny, the Rotschilds really were in my town last night, celebrating Gerhard Schroeder's birthday.  Somebody even tried to bomb the event . Any ZHers want to take credit?

Notably, we also had the Russian ambassador visiting.  I waited, I waited, and I waited.  Tick tock.

But no bomb.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:17 | 4756282 dognamedabu
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Meet me on DRR yahoo finance forums.. I can give you more info

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:19 | 4756287 NotApplicable
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You mean they pretended to. All because he's buddies with Vlad.

No Rs were harmed during this production.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:12 | 4756695 Kirk2NCC1701
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Quick, call the screen writers for the TV show "24 - Live Another Day".

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:36 | 4756791 Kirk2NCC1701
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1. Organized religion is what keeps the poor from killing the rich.  It also keeps shamans (ministers, priests, rabbis, etc) well fed and well dressed for a lifetime.  Rulers and shamans have known this for millennia.  Hence the symbiotic relationship between the secular and clerical rulers.

2. If you want to start a new Organized Religion, one of the best ways is to leverage, change and re-brand an existing one.  Since there's a market for everything (given human nature), even the mumbo-jumbo of "Satanism" will have its market share.

3. Given how reviled this belief system is by the masses/sheep, it lends itself perfectly for a small elite or secular rulers/oligarchs, who simply use it as a gate-keeping mechanism.  Clever, actually.  Devilishly clever, in fact.  Lucky for you, you got Kirk to help remove the smoke and BS around this non-issue.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 19:17 | 4756947 Josey Montana
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Hey man - you know "kirk" is Scottish for "church" don't you?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:02 | 4756205 knukles
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Talk about Satanic Bullshit


With all the headline news about New Fucking All Time Highs, Buy Now or Forever Loose Your Piece in Stawks!

Here are some interesting numbers as to total returns year to date as of this morning:
TIPS     3.6%
Intermediate munis  4.7%
Long CA munis  7.5%
Aggregate taxable bond market   2.2%
Long Treasuries  9.5%

DJIA  0.8%

Thazzzz right, Yippiee K-I-Yea, K-I-Ooh, Motherfuckers!


Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:03 | 4756214 corporatewhore
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do i have to ask if i can say "fuck" over the television?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:04 | 4756223 Gringo Viejo
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To hell with 'em......

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:06 | 4756231 Canadian Dirtlump
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No kidding Katy Perry and Nikki Minaj could have provided entertainment.


I guess theunwashed masses are not ready to allow overt satanism, but rather watch it as entertainment or leave the theistic satanism to their leaders and oligarchs.


I guess an all male bum darts tournament, taking a dump on a crucifix or makeovers for drag queens is all trendy but this stuff is still taboo.. GIve it a year.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:59 | 4756187 Jack Sheet
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Someone must have done a sabbatical at the Vatican.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:59 | 4756188 slotmouth
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Cancelled!? There will be hell to pay.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:04 | 4756221 Relentless101
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Ha! I see what you did there. Word play is fun.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:59 | 4756189 dognamedabu
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People who pray to Satan are twice as stupid as those who pray to Bible God.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:06 | 4756230 So What
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You got balls calling Rothschild and their Jewish underlings, gentile enablers "stupid".

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:12 | 4756256 dognamedabu
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Anytime one looks for happiness externally, it is stupid. Especially ones who practice being evil as a source of happiness. 

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:44 | 4756384 Duke of Earl
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Did you mean to say Bible Satan?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:59 | 4756192 Shizzmoney
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The mass has been replaced by a pizza party by Larry Summers, extra pork.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:00 | 4756195 Boston
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No offense but, Harvard University extension school students are not really Harvard University students.  

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:02 | 4756206 NotApplicable
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So... you're saying Harvard's regularly scheduled Satanic Black Mass is unaffected?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:07 | 4756233 knukles
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Like Bill Clinton's extension of his body just above hius nuts is really not part of him so when he said that he didn't have sex with that woman, he wasn't kidding.

What the fuck's he mean they aren't Harvard students?
The enroll and pay at Harvard?
Jesus H Fucking Chreeeeist!

May the God in which nobody believes strike dumb shit commenters down that they may rot in hell forever....
Typical Liberal But It's Different, Not Me, Mine is OK...

They aren't Hahhhhvahhhd students, my ass.

Sounds like syllogistic logic taught in Common Core

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:22 | 4756302 NotApplicable
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I'm guessing it's an addition to categorize, fleece and fuck the wannabes.

After all, someone has to be tomorrow's Useful Idiot, and that shit's far too important to be left to chance.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 20:09 | 4757131 Boston
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That's exactly right. Knucklehead needs to get a clue.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:00 | 4756196 alien-IQ
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Yet they allow Kissinger to lecture there?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:29 | 4756337 NotApplicable
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I believe he's a very important part of the ritual.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:51 | 4756402 IndyPat
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Pivot Man for the Circle Jerk Sacrament....unless Timmy's doing it this year

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:01 | 4756203 williambanzai7
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That is unfair to the graduating class. Where will they recieve their diplomas now?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:01 | 4756204 Killuminati
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Home of Skull/Bones



Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:50 | 4756395 Chupacabra-322
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Hence, the 322 after my pen name.

Gerald Celente refers to them as "the white shoe boys." Personally, they're a bunch of closet case homo sexual s if you ask me.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 17:13 | 4756467 Cathartes Aura
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Dubya & JoKe share the passion. . .


(apologies to whoever I borrowed the "Joke" label from - it was just too delicious to passover *cough*)

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:03 | 4756209 kaa1016
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Who cares

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 08:16 | 4758265 o2sd
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Millions apparently. The real conundrum is WHY do they care?


Tue, 05/13/2014 - 16:15 | 4756211 Rainman
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If these youts like hell so much, maybe a year in a foxhole would suit their fancy, eh ?


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