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Supernatural Symbolism

The Angel Castiel

The TV show Supernatural is significantly focused on the fighting of demons and, more and more often, angels.  As such, they use a wide variety of symbols that at least look like they are legit magical symbols.  Some of them are, many of them aren’t, and others history-influenced, but not actually historical. For the most goofy use of  a symbol, you can read about it here: Occult in Popular Culture Protection Tattoo In Supernatural These are tattooed onto the main

Occult in Popular Culture

I am fairly well versed in occult symbols since I wrote my masters thesis on the subject. I don’t expect other people to know them…and neither do script writers. If you see symbols being used in a TV show like Supernatural, they are pretty much always a random collection of symbols. Ok, whatever. I’m fine with that. I am also fine with them just making symbols up. There’s no reason why we in the real world are aware of every

Supernatural and Dick-Angels

The Angel Castiel

It took me a long time to get into Supernatural. Its first few seasons primarily centered on a monster-of-the-week, and the two main characters were, quite frankly, not terribly dynamic. It was described to me early on as a darker Buffy, but I could never see it. In season four, show creator Eric Kripke reversed a previous decision to not include angels. Up until this point, the Supernatural world was one plagued by demons but apparently devoid of benevolent supernatural