Anyone who thinks traditional and modern interpretations of demons are frightening had better remember that real angels inspired awe because they were so ghastly. How we usually think of angel is all due to Renaissance painters trying to sex up the concept. Most Christians, if they saw an angel in the flesh, would go run for their guns. Thomm Quackenbush
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This quote is about the different perceptions of demons and angels. There are two types of angels according to Catholic beliefs, those that are good and those that are evil. The latter are called demons. However, the two concepts are not the same.

The Catholic Church believes that angels can be either good or evil, but not all angels are good. Demons are not only evil but they are often portrayed as grotesquely ugly, which is where this quote comes from.

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