Jewish perversion of Pagan deities like Dagda (gaelic), Dionysos (greek), Shiva (hindu) and Enki (sumerian). Used as scapegoat and distraction for all the problems that the anti-life dogmas of Christianity/Islam cause. Even today stupid Americans believe, that he rules their government.
He is really the Lord of Water, Music and Knowledge/Enlightenment and nowhere near beeing evil or a threat to humanity.
Name stolen: Shiva-> Shai'tan-> Satan
Appearance stolen: Cernunnos
Trident stolen: Shiva, Neptune