Is 'LOL' evil?

@jesroash (763)
India
March 12, 2017 12:50am CST
I remember this message going about on social media apps saying that LOL refers to 'Lucifer Our Lord' and is something the worshippers of the devil say after they're done worshipping. Later, many people denied to any truth in these rumours. But, what if the people who denied it are trying to cover something up?
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@owlwings (39218)
• Cambridge, England
12 Mar 17
First off, evil is as evil does. If *I* choose to use "LOL" as an abbreviation for "Laughing Out Loud" or "Lots Of Love" or "Lucifer Our Lord" it means what *I* intended it to mean, not what *you* think it means (or what you think it ought to mean. If you think I meant anything else by it, then you have misunderstood me and that it *your* fault, not mine (unless my object in using it was specifically to instruct or educate you, in which case, perhaps I should have made my instruction clearer and so I might be at fault.) The name 'Lucifer' ('helel' in Hebrew) means 'bearer of light' and it is used in the Bible as an epithet for a king of Babylon, not as another name for the Devil or Satan. Originally, it was probably a name for the planet Venus in its guise of a morning star (because it heralds the sunrise). Later it came to be associated with various myths about a god who tried to usurp the throne of a greater god (the Sun) and, because he failed, was cast down into the depths (once Venus has passed behind the Sun, it becomes the 'evening star' and can be seen as if it is falling into darkness). The association of Lucifer with Satan is a much later 'Christian' misunderstanding of the actual meaning of the Bible account and of the way in which references to earlier religions are incorporated into the Jewish scriptures. There is nothing intrinsically wrong with worshipping other things besides God, as long as one obeys the commandment and does not hold anything to be before, higher than or more important than God.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
12 Mar 17
Well, if people worship other things, that itself is breaking the commandment!
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@owlwings (39218)
• Cambridge, England
12 Mar 17
@jesroash No. The commandment is "Thou shalt have no other gods before me." Meaning that anything else worshipped ('to worship' means 'to acknowledge and give respect to the worth of something') should be understood to derive any value it has from Jahweh alone.
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@franxav (5064)
12 Mar 17
Abbreviations can be well interpreted and misinterpreted.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
12 Mar 17
Yes, indeed!
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• United States
13 Mar 17
that's a bunch of nonsense.some people have too much time on their hands.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
13 Mar 17
I agree!
@thelme55 (14571)
• Germany
13 Mar 17
I have not heard about it.
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13 Mar 17
haha no it's not. but lemme give you a little info about how we use "LOL" here in the Philippines in evil way, bwahahaha. We say ULOL or LOL- (jerk in english) when someone did something bad to us.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
13 Mar 17
thank you for that information. I now know how to be secretive AND mean!
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13 Mar 17
@jesroash hahaha you're welcome! i could teach you more if you want to ;)
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@jesroash (763)
• India
13 Mar 17
@GrimReape i'd love to learn your language
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@EddieHands (37845)
• United States
12 Mar 17
Yes lol is evil meow !
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@jesroash (763)
• India
12 Mar 17
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• Prairieville, Louisiana
12 Mar 17
I don't consider laugh out loud to be evil or mean.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
12 Mar 17
Just the fact that it can mean something else is awkward and kind of frightening
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@1hopefulman (28383)
• Canada
13 Mar 17
LOL is an abbreviation for Laughing Out Loud as far as I know. I have never heard of the application you mention. Let's see what others say on this.
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@dpk262006 (56170)
• Delhi, India
13 Mar 17
I have not heard about this interpretation of lol. I only know that it means 'Laugh Out Loud'
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• New Delhi, India
12 Mar 17
No idea I heard this first timw
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@syeow1 (4909)
• India
13 Mar 17
Happy holy . yes I also check this rumour on facebook but I replied him for me lol means la-sharik is my lord.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
13 Mar 17
Happy holi to you too! La-sharik?
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@syeow1 (4909)
• India
13 Mar 17
@jesroash am Muslim and la-sharik is Arabic word which means one who did not have partner..which represents Allah.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
13 Mar 17
@syeow1 oh okay! Nice!
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@responsiveme (16052)
• India
16 Mar 17
I used to think that lol was lots of love and why unknown strangers would message that to each other.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
17 Mar 17
Haha happens
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• Philippines
14 Mar 17
Ow I just heard it just now.... It's laughing out loud for everyone. I think Jesus will always be forever worship at the end. To Christ be the glory.. I think I have to stop using that word. God bless and thank you.
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@jesroash (763)
• India
14 Mar 17
I've done the same. Praise be to the Lord! You're welcome
@Jackalyn (6655)
• Oxford, England
17 Mar 17
What a load of rubbish. I am Laughing Out Loud! People love to scaremonger.
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• United States
13 Mar 17
I never heard that before either. I don't know if people use it that way or not.
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@shshiju (10492)
• Cochin, India
13 Mar 17
O LOL I never heard about such a meaning. I love jokes and I mean it Laugh at Loud
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