Beastie and the Bible

Ceri Davies ceri at
Thu Feb 10 03:34:10 PST 2005

On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 09:39:58AM +0300, Sergey Zaharchenko wrote:
> Revelations of John 12:9
> > The great dragon was thrown down, the old serpent, he who is called the
> > devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world. He was thrown down to
> > the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
> The `canonical' devil is indeed the snake. He/it isn't described as
> being either red or horned. The current logo doesn't seem to be
> offensive according to the Bible (which means if you find it offensive,
> it's more like a prejudice of yours). Could that be an argument to keep
> the it as it is?  Of course this has to be proved for other religions.
> I'm tired of the questions@ holy wars already...
> Please CC me, as I'm not on this list.

Then you'll be excused for not knowing that theology and iconology are
off-topic here.

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former.			  -- Einstein (attrib.)
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