The mark of the beast. (And that pesky prophesy. Here we go again fulfilling it. Isa. 5:20) What was wrong is now right. We are heralding a "New Normal". I have a feeling that in order to remove the negative connotation of 666, we will soon glorify that particular number. And the warning will be lost to generations to come, so when they see Satan in the form of man they won't recognize him. In the original Revelation papyri written by John is a code. Remember that some alphabets also had numerical counterparts, and that to the east of Israel, we read from right to left, and to the west we read from left to right, if you look at the symbols on the papyri they look like 2 crossed swords, (Islam) and an erect bismillah < (In the name of Allah.). Was John warning us about Islam? Is that what this may mean? Here is wisdom. Let him that has understanding consider the multitude of the beast: for it is the multitude of a man [Muhammad]: and his multitude [his followers] is encoded in chi, xi, sigma I've done no research on this. I caught the last 5 minutes of a program on TV, and it has got me wondering.