The Wacky Zero-Star Review: Satan's Take on the Bible

Chloe Whisperwillow

Updated Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 12:00 AM CDT

In a world where online reviews hold immense power, it seems even the Prince of Darkness himself couldn't resist sharing his thoughts. A recent image circulating on Reddit has caught the attention of netizens, depicting what appears to be a humorous poster or advertisement. The background, a striking black canvas, serves as the perfect backdrop for the bold, white text that reads "Zero stars." But here's where the comedy kicks in – right next to this scathing rating, there are five stars outlined in white, all filled with a vibrant orange color, cleverly giving the impression of a zero-star rating despite visually displaying five stars.

Beneath the star rating, in smaller yet still attention-grabbing white text, the message "Would not recommend" is emblazoned. And just when you think this review couldn't get any more intriguing, there's a signature dash followed by the name "Satan." Yes, you read that right – Satan himself appears to be leaving this tongue-in-cheek review.

Adding a touch of humorous sophistication, there are two laurel wreaths flanking the text, one on the left and another on the right. And to tie it all together, the bottom right corner of the image features the text "from YouVersion" in small white letters. This suggests that the image may be associated with the YouVersion Bible App, adding an extra layer of irony to the whole affair.

While it's evident that this image is meant to be taken in good humor, it does raise some interesting questions. Is Satan really the one behind this review, or is it simply an imaginative play on religious concepts? Some commenters on Reddit seem to have their own theories, with one user pointing out that Satan is a fictional character whose name was incorporated into the Bible to demonize the local Pagan religion's nature god.

Others share their amusement at the ad campaign's effectiveness, acknowledging that whether you like it or not, it has certainly made an impact. And then there are those who genuinely question why the Prince of Darkness would dislike his own origin story, sparking a lighthearted debate among netizens.

But amidst the banter and laughter, one comment stands out, quoting C.S. Lewis, who once said, "Whenever we find that our religious life is making us feel that we are good - above all, that we are better than someone else - I think we may be sure that we are being acted on, not by God, but by the devil." It serves as a reminder to approach religion with humility and empathy rather than judgment and superiority.

While some may find this image controversial, it undeniably invites a chuckle or two. The playfulness of the ad, coupled with the notion that Satan himself would not recommend the Bible, adds a layer of irony to the endorsement of the YouVersion Bible App's religious content for believers.

As the image continues to make its rounds on social media, it serves as a testament to the power of humor and creativity in capturing our attention. So next time you stumble upon an online review, remember that even the Prince of Darkness has something to say – and it might just make you laugh.

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Top Comments from Reddit

lurklurklurkPOST

Satan *is* a fake name, it was incorporated into Lucifer's character to demonize the local Pagan religion's nature god. It's literally a stolen identity

s0ciety_a5under

Really? Reading the bible is what made me not believe in religion...you'd think that Satan would encourage it.

GundogPrime

The Bible tells a great story of how a controlling authoritarian loses his mind and casts the first people out of Eden because Satan cared enough to give them freewill... ​ ...pretty sure Satan is a huge fan of the Bible, they are after all the Hero!

LetsEatAPerson

Idk, having read the Bible, I think the devil would probably want people to read the Bible. You know, the whole thing.

marcos_MN

Why would the Prince of Darkness dislike his own origin story?

llamapositif

What other book has been used in justification for so many crimes and injustices? If there were a Satan he couldn't have made a better resource

notverytidy

Satan has been around a LONG time and has reviewed a lot of things, so I'll follow his advice.

gmapterous

I’ve seen this posted on Reddit more than once. Like or not, agree or not, it has been an effective ad campaign.

Another_Road

“Whenever we find that our religious life is making us feel that we are good - above all, that we are better than someone else - I think we may be sure that we are being acted on, not by God, but by the devil.” C.S. Lewis

trying4firstbass

That's because he hates its and his ending.

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