Today


Today means nothing. Even if you are an extremist right-wing fundamentalist who likes to run up and throw Bibles at people, you can relax. The world ain't ending today.

The concept of 666 being evil comes from the book of Revelation in the Bible, where it says that the devil places a mark on the right hand or forehead of all but the servants of God.

That mark - 666 - is generally considered to be Hebrew numerology (gematria - assigning numerical instead of phonetic value to each letter of the Hebrew alphabet). 666 means "Nero Caesar" who was responsible for the widespread persecution of Christians and Jews.

So relax, skip church today, and keep praying to that idol you call "the golden arches". It's all okay.

10 Thoughts:

Blogger Sera Skywalker said...

Well, yeah, I was thinking of going to confession.. but your post really helped me go through these hard times ;)

6/06/2006 8:55 AM  
Blogger Dave2 said...

Gah! We're all going to die!

WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE!!! AAAAAAHHHH!!!!

Oh, you're saying that we're not going to die?

Never mind.

6/06/2006 9:08 AM  
Blogger Kal said...

I'm in favor of anything that'll break up the monotony of a Tuesday..

6/06/2006 10:14 AM  
Blogger Avitable said...

Sera: Glad I can help, my child. I knew you were worried.

Dave: We'll all probably die anyway, but it will be Pat Robertson's fault.

Kal: Good point.

6/06/2006 11:22 AM  
Blogger Kal said...

(which could be the reason I stupidly stumble into a flame-war with Charred....)

6/06/2006 11:36 AM  
Blogger Avitable said...

Yeah - thanks for giving me some enjoyable reading. I'm enjoying the thrashing.

6/06/2006 11:39 AM  
Blogger Kal said...

He gets verrry touchy, doesn't he...

6/06/2006 11:41 AM  
Blogger Jordie said...

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6/06/2006 1:25 PM  
Blogger Grant said...

Blasphemy! I command you in the name of Lucifer to spill the blood of the innocent (or preferably Paris Hilton) and celebrate Evilus with plenty of beer and sin. >=)

6/06/2006 1:30 PM  
Blogger Webmiztris said...

these people going nuts and inducing labor a day prior so their baby isn't born on 6/6/06 are a bunch of FREAKS!

6/06/2006 10:14 PM  

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