The mark of the beast and the internet

Hang on kids, I've stumbled onto another candidate for the mark of the beast. With so many conspiracy theories surrounding the number 666 circulating on the internet, is it any wonder that the World Wide Web itself might be considered the mark of the beast? Here's a handy graphic for you that I found on … Continue reading The mark of the beast and the internet

The Beast of Belgium

In 1976, Christian Life Magazine printed a scary article. In the article, they claimed that a supercomputer that took up an entire three-story building and was self-programmable was designed to track the buying and selling of every person on earth. This supercomputer was called "The Beast" and was located in a building at the headquarters … Continue reading The Beast of Belgium

VISA is the Mark of the Beast

In 1958, Bank of America started issuing credit cards with the name BankAmericard. In 1976, they changed the name to VISA to go international. The name VISA was chosen because it sounded the same in every language. In the late 1970's I receive a mimeographed paper explaining how the new VISA cards were the "Mark … Continue reading VISA is the Mark of the Beast