ISIS, Cyber-Demons, and Pokemon Go

In the wake of churches welcoming Pokemon Go players to their buildings, its probably no surprise that one Christian pastor has warned against Pokemon Go.

According to Raw Story:

A right-wing Christian pastor warned on his radio program that the Pokémon GO cell phone game undoubtedly had sinister portents.

Rick Wiles, who frequently warns the apocalypse is near, called police last week after spotting a middle-aged man apparently taking pictures with his phone outside his “TruNews” offices — but officers told him the man was playing the augmented reality game, reported Right Wing Watch.

That freaked Wiles all the way out, and he let his imagination run wild.

“These Pokémon creatures are like virtual, cyber-demons,” Wiles said. “What this man, Friday, was trying to find was the Pokémon demon that had been placed inside the ‘Trunews’ office.”

Wiles worried that terrorists could use information harvested by the app to target Christians.

Read more (and listen to some of the radio show) over at Raw Story.

For the record, Cyberdemons are nasty things in the Doom series of games, they do not feature in Pokemon.

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