Clarify that Jewish folklore is the origin of golems

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accomplish the above.
Why the name "Golem"?
In fantasy literature and folklore, a Golem is assembled from
inanimate parts, and only through the casting of magic words is
it brought to life.
In folklore and fantasy literature (the name here can apply to either
but borrows more from the fantasy literature tradition, but the idea
originates in Jewish folklore), a Golem is assembled from inanimate
parts, and only through the casting of magic words is it brought to
life.
Likewise, here encrypted chunks are distributed inanimately through
the network, and the magic words uttered are the decryption key,
known only to the intended recipients (and, well, anyone they choose
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