“You might make the case that Apple is sinful based on the gluttony for gadgets it inspires, but some extreme Orthodox Christians in Russia are more offended by the company’s ‘blasphemous’ logo,” Eric Mack reports for CNET.
“According to a translation of a Russian news report that’s been kicking around the Web, some conservative believers see the image of the bitten apple as a symbol of Adam and Eve’s original sin in the Bible,” Mack reports. “Some have gone so far as to cover up the logo and replace it with an image of a cross.”
Mack reports, “Apparently no one has clued these folks in to the fact that Apple’s name and logo were actually inspired by the legendary piece of fruit that fell on the head of mathematician and astronomer Isaac Newton.”
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