All Rites Reversed
"All Rites Reversed" is a parody of "All rights reserved", used as a humorous anti-license notice to indicate copyleft or a lack of copyright status. It is a term from the Principia Discordia that is used generally in Discordianism and similar subcultures.
It is often accompanied by a circled K - Template:unicode (for Kallisti) - and is occasionally stated as "All Rites Reversed - Reprint what you like". Another variant is "All Rights Reversed". It is also sometimes known as Kopyleft. Compare copyleft, which has a more clear meaning.
Unlike public domain status, All Rites Reversed has no formal legal meaning. Greg Hill, author of the Principia Discordia, has said that he knew he had used small amounts of copyrighted material in the Principia and wanted to make it clear that he wasn't attempting to claim copyright on those items for himself.
There is also a 1988 book on ritualism by Antero Alli, entitled All Rites Reversed.
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