Unintended consequences

See Milton, melons, and the Rights of Man.


In Paradise Lost John Milton unintentionally made Satan rather attractive. Villains often are. See also I’d Totally Bang Satan.

It’s true: I have a thing for Satan. Blame it on my up-bringing in an Evangelical Christian home, but I just think he’s dreamy. Blake and Shelley thought so too, thanks to Milton’s “Paradise Lost.”…

One thought on “Unintended consequences

  1. ah, the power of systematic “demonisation”. Lucifer was, originally, “the bringer of light”.

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