Magick3 Policy and Echo Rules
Rev.# 1.3 (9/05/90)
I. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this echo is to provide a "low noise"
forum for the interdisciplinary discussion of ALL
metaphysical and magickal traditions, methods, philosophies,
and related issues. It IS NOT an area for discussions of
topics unrelated to the above. Relevancy of any topic will,
when necessary, be decided by the Moderator of the echo and
his/her decision is final.
1. Good Manners: All who use this echo are expected
to use good manners in their dealings with others within the
echo. Good Manners will be defined and enforced by the
2. Proselytization: Open recruitment by or for ANY
religious/spiritual path will not be tolerated, nor will any
derogatory msgs. about any of them.
3. Commercial Msgs. and Adverising for profit: Are not
allowed. Brief mention or reviews of relevant products and
services are permissible. Information on n0t-for profit
services is also permitted.
a.) This echo will be administered and run by a
Moderator, elected by the SYSOPS carrying the
b.) This election process will normally happen
every year during the month of September, with the
term of office being from 1 October until 1
October of the following year.
c.) All decisions regarding the operation of
this echo will be discussed and implemented via
the PAGANSYS echo. If a sysop does not carry
PAGANSYS, then that sysop has no vote.
d.) Users who wish to express their ideas and
opinions about administration of this echo may do
so via their SYSOP.
e.) There will be no discussion of "echo politics"
and/or administration within this echo, unless
SPECIFIC PERMISSION is granted by the moderator.
f.) Special elections for the purpose of rules
modification or replacement of a Moderator may be
called by the specific request of any 7 sysops
engaged in carrying this echo.
g.) Special Elections are only valid until the
next regulare election, when they will be ratified
1. The Moderator will normally be nominated and
elected on the PAGANSYS echo during the month of
September of each year.
2. The Moderator is expected to keep good order within
the echo and act as "topic cop" to keep messages moving
smothly and on topic.
3. The moderator has the authority and responsibility
for maintaining discipline within the stated guidelines
of the echo, and may order the suspension or removal of
anyone who will not abide by the rules of the echo;
However the moderator is also encouraged to not be
excessively "dictatorial" and to be moderate in the
enforcement of these rules.
4. The moderator may supplement these rules from time
5. The moderator may call for a special election at any
time for major modifications of the rules or to elect a
6. The Moderator must call for a special election to
modify this section (III).
1. This echo will be distributed ONLY via the Pagan
Distribution Network (PDN).
2. SYSOPS carrying this Echo are encouraged to carry
the Pagan_Chat echo to allow continuity when
discussions are moved from the MAGICK3 echo, but
Pagan_Chat is not mandatory.