well, the big day came...and the big day went.
Harold Camping promised - and not for the first time - that on May 21st The Rapture was coming in full effect...
a lot of people believed in what he said,
and were really counting on him!
...others were cautiously optimistic,
or perhaps opportunistic
might be a better word.
a lot of Christians are really into the whole Rapture thing. some might say the whole belief structure is predicated on it.
Mr. Camping is not the first to predict
the arrival of the Rapture. it's actually
a pretty common event among self-proclaimed prophets.
Mr. Camping has already set out
another Rapture date for later this year-
one can safely assume that if that one
doesn't come through, he'll come up
with another one.
how is this not an indicator
of a mental illness?
how is this any different
from yelling "Fire!"
in a crowded theatre?
i don't know.
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