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Alesteir Crowly's name's origin
The film did much to interest and confuse the public about the Anti-Christ, 666. But similar confusion has been around for centuries. In just the last 200 years the Anti-Christ has been identified as the Pope, King George III, Napoleon, Abraham Lincoln, Kaiser Wilhelin, the International Zionist Movement, Aliester Crowley
Aleister Crowley isn't that bad a guy. He was excellent at chess, a pretty good mountain climber, a drug experimenter ('Diaries of a Drug Fiend' = interesting read), and something of a mystic. He wrote several books ('The Book of the Law' probably being his most famous) which may have been considered Satanic, but not really. He wrote about Thelema (Crowleyan Thelema is the sect that he inspired), drugs, philosophy, Tarot cards, etc.
He had extremely-strict parents, and his mother would often call him the Beast when he screwed something up. He sort of adopted the nickname, I guess, and makes reference to himself as the Beast quite a bit in a few of his books.