Six may be a "perfect number
" mathematically, but there is an equal body of tradition indicating it as a number of evil
. To Christian numerologists
is a number of God
. As six falls one short of seven, it stands for imperfection
and thus sin
. Get too many of these together and you get 666
At the same time, six counts the points of the hexagram (whether you take it straight or with a twist) and the sephiroth of Microprosopus, so it can't be all that terrible, ne?