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Content Disclaimer

The material on this website is for general education and information.  The Philadelphia Society is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) educational organization.  Our mission is “to sponsor the interchange of ideas through discussion and writing, in the interest of deepening the intellectual foundations of a free and ordered society, and of broadening the understanding of its basic principles and traditions.  In pursuit of this end we shall examine a wide range of issues: economic, political, social, cultural, religious and philosophic.  We shall seek understanding, not conformity.”  The views provided here are thus not the views of the organization, nor should they be construed to imply that The Philadelphia Society supports or opposes any specific public policy, legislation, or political candidate.  Any reference on this website to any specific commercial product, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the organization or its employees or agents.

The content of our website is liable to change, and although we attempt to ensure that it is current and accurate, we do not guarantee its currency as there may be delays, errors or omissions. The Philadelphia Society reserves the right to make modifications of any nature to the information on this site.

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The information on this website is the property of The Philadelphia Society, unless specifically stated to be otherwise.  Material from this website may be reproduced free of charge for personal, non-commercial use, provided it is reproduced accurately, not used in a misleading context and attributed according to prevailing academic and journalistic citation standards.


 Where any material is being republished or used for commercial purposes, the source of material must be identified, permission sought and the copyright status acknowledged. The permission to reproduce copyright protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.


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The material presented on this website cannot be guaranteed as to accuracy and timeliness. Those relying on information presented on this site do so at their own risk and The Philadelphia Society shall not be liable for either the accuracy of the information nor any actions taken based on the information. All information on this website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. 

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The Philadelphia Society is not responsible for the content or reliability of external websites that are linked from this website. Links should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work at all times and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.  We reserve the right to refuse any link submitted for placement on our website.  We will not link to another website if we consider that website is inappropriate for viewing by a general audience, or that it contains or promotes any of the following:

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Comments on this website are the sole responsibility of their writers and each writer will take full responsibility, liability, and blame for any libel or litigation that results from something written in or as a direct result of something written in a comment. The accuracy, veracity,  factuality and civility of comments are not guaranteed.  We reserve the right to block comments, at our discretion, from any user who violates the spirit of civil discussion.

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Virus protection

The Philadelphia Society makes every effort to check and test material for viruses. However, it is recommended that you run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. The Philadelphia Society cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur while using material derived from this site. 


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