It could have been called so many things, but this choice presents many of us with 666 all day long. Sir Tim. Many who are first shall be last.
When I saw this (when I watched the ceremonies) I immediately thought of this - but with so many things happening, it just struck me last night.And the fact that the forerunner to the web was Gopher, seems innocuous - then we are all put into a web to be devoured by the spider.
They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper. Isaiah 59:5Cockatrice = basilisk king of serpentsCERN connected to WWWBasel, Switzerland close to Cern, Basel's guardian is a Basilisk.
CERN of course having the logo made up of three 6's...
W is also the 23rd letter of our Latin alphabet.The number 23 speaks to chromosomes...23+23+23 = 3-strand DNA?