Save the Demon!
dcp1990 at neptune.atopia.net
Mon Feb 14 11:29:05 PST 2005
On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 01:28:08PM +0100, Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de> was witnessed plotting the following conspiracy:
> PhysicalChemist at aol.com wrote:
> > Oh I would not suggest removing Beastie altogether Jesper! That one is too
> > well known, but to add a supplementary angel with the feminine would add to the
> > Package. I am not talking St. Michael here, but rather Lillith, or Mary, or
> > one of Lot's daughters, or even Dinah (who was raped), or the Harlot by the
> > side of the road...no, not the harlot, because it would better be the absolute
> > opposite of Beastie...but not too soft, not Bianca, but the shrew. Probably a
> > Mary would make a good bet.
> AFAIK, one of the main points of that logo competition is
> to do away with anything that could be interpreted in an
> religious way. Therefore an image of an Angel would be
> completely inappropriate. (Why feminine anyway? Beastie
> has no specific gender, therefore it would be best to not
> bias the logo one way or the other.)
> Also take into account that a logo is not a mascot and
> should not be designed in a way that it could be confused
> with the mascot (Beastie will still exist), so the logo
> should not contain a person or creature.
> Just my 2 cents, YMMV.
> Best regards
Such a goal makes no sense. No matter what logo is chosen, it *will*
offend /someone/ in /some way/. Though, maybe a plain black square would
work, but on the other hand, it could be racist. See? You cannot win.
It's easier to get forgiveness for being wrong than forgiveness for
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