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The Devil’s number 666 and the fear of number 666

Like the number four in Japan (and other East Asian countries), the triple six has a dark explanation. According to the University of Chicago, the association between Satan and the triple-6 goes back to the time of Emperor Nero and the night that Rome caught fire in 64 AD. According to the story, Nero did not play the violin while Rome was burning because the violins did not exist in ancient Rome. But many Romans thought that Nero had used another type of violin that had deliberately set the city on fire. The fire lasted six days, before “resuming suspiciously” and nearly two-thirds of Rome were lost, accompanied by countless lives.

Revelation 13:18 says, “This calls for wisdom, and let him who has intuition calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: that number is 666.” As Bible Odyssey points out, the Beast (which has not been linked to the Antichrist for 1,000 years) almost certainly represents the Roman Empire, and 666 is a well-known Jewish numerical code that translates to Nero. The early Christians were not a fan of all his martyrs, so of course he’s a bad guy. There is nothing mystical or wrong in the number.

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But try to say that to people with hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia. The irrational fear of the 666 number is a reality, according to Psych Times. Although most phobic is Christian, it concerns those of other religions and even no religion. For example, if a purchase costs $ 6.66, they will take something else to buy, so the price will change. Or it can really affect their lives, avoiding numbers at all costs, seeing it everywhere and associating it with bad luck. ABS-CBN News reported that when a bus in the Philippines lost control in 2010, killing 20 people, the number of its license plate, DWZ-666, was blamed. During the Second World War, it was difficult to find pilots to fly a 666 bomber and he was known as “cursed”.

But people are also having fun, as when the flight 666 to HEL (Helsinki) made its last flight on Friday the 13th.

Here is a list of 20 weird superstitions

1. A bird in the house is a sign of death.

2. A loaf of bread should never be turned upside down after cutting a slice.

3. Never carry a broom when you move. Drop it and buy a new one.

4. If the first butterfly you see in the year is white, you will have good luck all year.

5. If a black cat walks towards you, it brings good fortune, but if it moves away, it brings good luck.

6. An acorn in the window will keep lightning

7. A dog that howls at night when someone in the house is sick is a bad omen.

8. It is bad luck to leave a house through a different door than the one that used to enter.

9. A horseshoe hanging in the bedroom will keep nightmares away.

10. If a leaf falls on the first day of autumn, it will not catch cold all winter.

11. If a mirror in the house falls and breaks alone, someone in the house will die soon.

12. Dropping an umbrella on the floor means there will be a murder in the house.

13. All windows must be opened at the time of death so that the soul can leave.

14. If the groom drops the wedding ring during the ceremony, the marriage is condemned.

15. Dreaming of a lizard is a sign that you have a secret enemy.

16. If a friend gives you a knife, you must give him a coin, or your friendship will be broken soon.

17. You should never start a trip on Friday or you will face misfortune.

18. The dream of running: a sign of a great change in your life.

19. If a clock that has not worked suddenly sounds, there will be a death in the family.

20. It is bad luck to light three cigarettes with the same match.