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Re: The God, the Devil and the NetBSD.

On Mon, 27 Jul 2009, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
Mascot of Linux is penguin, mascot of BSD is Devil (or Beastie).

The mascot of isn't (the/a) devil, but a daemon: In greek mythology, daemons were beings between gods and humans, e.g. think of hermes the gods' messenger.

You may also like to read His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman (or watch the first third of it in the Amber Spyglass film) in which daemons are portrayed to be a corporeal version of one's soul.

Of course, you may also find the over-powering nature of the Magisterium and the Creator being a frail impotent old man equally as upsetting.


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