Re: extropians-digest V5 #100

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Wed Apr 12 2000 - 11:44:32 MDT wrote:

> In a message dated 4/12/00 9:58:27 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << Most of the 'demons' or 'devils' mentioned in the Bible were actually the
> names of
> rulers, just as many middle ages and renaissance writers were wont to do of
> their
> hated rulers...However it was my understanding that that is actually what the
> rulers name, Lucifer, meant. >>
> Thank you, Mike.

You're welcome. I'll add that this seems to be a practice that continues to this
day, with America being the 'Great Satan', numerologists finding all sorts of ways
to make their favorite hated personality's name equal 666, and, well......
Clinton, Charlton Heston, Paula Jones, Hillary, Reagan, Bush, etc.......

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