RE: deception in perception

From: gordon brown (
Date: Thu Jul 25 2002 - 10:59:01 EDT

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    Since the Greek word for devil is diabolos, I assume that our English word
    is derived from the Greek. Both Satan and diabolos mean something like
    accuser or slanderer.

    Gordon Brown
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0395

    On Wed, 24 Jul 2002, Stuart d Kirkley wrote:

    > Recently, it occurred to me that the word 'devil' is probably a
    > contraction of 'do evil' = d'evil =devil. I wonder if anyone has any
    > further hard information that might support this.

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