Quoting Quiverfull: Monster Energy Drinks Tool of SATAN?

Quoting Quiverfull: Monster Energy Drinks Tool of SATAN? November 19, 2014

This has been going around Facebook for the past few weeks and it makes me wonder how many of us had to deal with people like this woman finding Satan under every bush or in every energy drink. Are some of these people seeing ‘evil’ where there is nothing remotely like organized ‘evil’? Discuss.


sermononthemountShe claims the upside down cross is a Satanic symbol? Actually no, various Catholic Popes have used the symbol of an inverted cross after Saint Peter requested to be crucified upside down because he didn’t feel worthy of dying the same way Jesus did. Then inverted cross was first a symbol of humbleness and humility, not Satan.

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  • Liz R.
  • Saraquill

    Sort of like how there’s a website discussing how the colors mentioned on Harry Potter are associated with the devil. And by colors the website means everything on the visible spectrum.

  • ConcepcionImmaculadaPantalones

    Good Grief. There are much more important sources of evil out there that should be eliminated…a certain married couple who recommends a training of children method and encourages wives to be helpful, for example.

  • Dandi-Doo

    This was what I thought about as well!

  • Mermaid Warrior


  • Mermaid Warrior

    You can associate anything with evil if you try hard enough.

  • Nightshade

    I’ve got a craving for a Monster. And I don’t even like them that much.

  • Edie Moore McGee

    My favorite recent one was a YouTube video about the Mockingjay trailer. They are certain the movie Mockingjay is the work of the Illuminati for the purpose of fooling the masses into rebellion so that it can declare martial law (which he called “marshal law”). Some people need to be swept away by the black helicopters and taken to the FEMA reeducation camps.

  • Astrin Ymris

    And if you consider objective evidence to be an unnecessary frill.

  • katiehippie

    I would have busted out laughing at her about half way through. I forgot the commandment that says “thou shalt not use the ‘F’ word”

  • Mel


    Blessed are the color-blind for they shall not be demonically possessed.

  • Mel

    I had a group of students who were really into the Illuminati conspiracy theory. It was hilariously wonderful because their love of conspiracy managed to cross fairly deep racial and. sexual orientation lines and forged some lasting friendships. Life is strange sometimes.

  • charlahades

    One of the tags of this article is “baseless conspiracy theories.” Brilliant. Unfortunately, the real world is much less exciting than this psycho would like it to be. If she wants to see the face of “Satan” than she should look no further than the one that’s facing her from her church pulpit.

  • Evelyn

    :::whole body eyeroll:::

  • Evelyn

    My personal favorite is yoga, even when done as purely physical exercise. I once checked out a book on beginner yoga from the library and discovered that every stretch I ever learned in PE is technically yoga. Christian school FAIL 😀

  • Allison the Great

    The only thing evil about Monster Energy Drinks is when you drink them after having recently brushed your teeth. The taste is like drinking sulfur. Other than that, they’re fine.

  • Mermaid Warrior

    Bah, people think they see the Illuminati in everything, like, any place with a triangle. If the Illuminati really is trying to influence us through movies and music videos, why would they stick their stupid symbol everywhere?

  • gimpi1

    I’ve been working on a game called Conspiracy Theory for years. It’s a story-telling game, where a person draws three cards. One card has the name of a person or group, one card has the name of an event, and one card is the “wild card,” an element that can be folded into any good conspiracy – the Illuminati, the Masons, the CIA, whatever. The player then spins a conspiracy that links all three cards.

    My husband was able to link the development of the Tesla coil, Elvis Presley and the Masons. He plays at the master level.

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    I would so play that game! Had a bunch of online friends and we’d do that.. it was fun to see how much crap you could make up. My favorite one I did was the symbiotic relationship between the religion of chickens and space aliens

  • gimpi1

    We’ve played it at a couple of parties, and it can be a blast. The only caveat: the players need to have a bit of historical knowledge (trivia is an asset) and good imaginations for it to be fun.

    I love your chicken-religion and aliens connection. (Aliens are a wild-card in Conspiracy Theory:-)

  • brbr2424

    Someone suggested that this is the same lady who went nuts at an interfaith even held at a Washington DC church.

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    Yes, it is her! She went on an ‘ebul mooslims’ rant inside the National Cathedral during a Christian/Muslim interfaith event last week.

  • Nea

    It’s like all those books about a hidden religious symbol/person, unknown to all – except artists, architects, various secret societies…

  • Trollface McGee

    This is the lady that interrupted the interfaith service at the National Cathedral

    She also has a book that’s equally as weird.
    Seems like she’s got some mental issues, and yet, fundies are rallying around her, sad.

  • Trollface McGee

    This guy is my favourite

    I’m learning all sorts of things. Like that song “Call Me Maybe,” is a sign of Satan’s coming, and that insurance commercials and Stacy’s Devilled Eggs are forecasting the Apocalypse.

  • B.A.

    As soon as he started rambling on about and putting down Jews,I turned off my computer speaker. I know he’s loony and an idiot,but as a Jew,it really bugged me. I’m not blaming you,of course! I up-voted your comment that’s under the video.

  • B.A.

    I remember reading a couple of years ago that the actress Janine Turner,who was on the TV show “Northern Exposure” made a “Christian” yoga video. She had turned fundy after the show was canceled.

  • B.A.

    I’m thirsty.

  • B.A.

    What a bitch.

  • *facepalm* Sweet Mother Mew, can that cross he’s wearing get any more arrogant? It’s getting to the point that I don’t even LIKE the cross as a symbol of Christianity.

    I vote we go back to using the Ichthys Fish.

  • Trollface McGee

    Ah, I didn’t see that one, my apologies, I try not to post stuff that’s stupid and offensive but with fundies it can be hard to separate the two.

  • Jessica Lynne Roulston

    I’m right there with you on the issue of the cross. way to many people use it as a status symbol or decoration. I personally use the Icthys. I’ve seen some really obnoxious crosses, diamond studded and really ostentatious.

  • Remember Church Lady?

  • Anonyme

    My grandma (RIP) was borderline fundie. I took a community college yoga class two years ago, and she warned me not to be taken in by the evils (!?) of yoga.

    I am now doing intermediate yoga…

    She also gave me a Bible tract last year at Christmas. The fact that I mentioned I believe in evolution may have had something to do with it. And I’m a heathen Catholic.

  • Jenny Islander

    Flipping out about the latest book or drink or movie or hairstyle or decal is easy. See evil, inveigh against evil, feel righteous, done!!! Also you may have a future as a paid speaker.

    Working in the trenches against disease, war, famine, and death is hard. Even just sending some money to the Heifer Project–well, you don’t get in the papers about that, so you can’t claim persecution when people laugh at you.

  • Sandy


  • This so needs to get published and sold!

  • Jewel

    Well, my ex-boyfriend is Satan incarnate, and he loves Monster drinks, so…
    Just kidding. Couldn’t resist. ;-P

  • Kelli Crackel

    As a decades long pagan, a great deal of what many of the far right fundamentalists baffle me. When I was younger and way less spiritual, I would just laugh off this sort of thing. And, if I’m being perfectly honest, my first reaction when I read things like this is a weary sort of humor, but for about the past 6 years, my immediate, second reaction is one of pity and sadness. How awful it must be to live daily with such fear that whatever one consider’s the ultimate evil is right around every corner and in every walk of life. It must be a nightmare to live every day being so afraid, when all the divine creator of us all wants is for us to be happy and know the kind of love for each other that the supreme being has for all of us. It must be like living in what Christians call hell to be this frightened and unhappy all the time, thinking Satan is everywhere and constantly trying to corrupt everyone including oneself. That constant vigilance (unintentional reference to Mad Eye Moody) must be exhausted. I feel so sorry for this woman.

  • Oh My! I got involved in the satanic cult of energy drinks a few months ago and YES this is true! At first I was drinking Red B*ll, (the Beast?) and then I submitted to M*nster! Satan himself! and finally I’m in hell Yes in HELL!! I drink BURN I’m a fallen soul, dedicated to evil. It hurt when I burp. Please Save me. I tried tea but it’s an Asiatic drink Give me a a good Christian one called called “Jesus” or “Holy Spirit”