http://global.christianpost.com/news/harold-camping-rapture-doomsday-message-goes-global-57579/ Now its gone global which means more dissapointed people around the world. http://www.christianpost.com/news/harold-campings-doomsday-this-is-strike-three-says-religion-scholar-57541/ Now he said the physical part will come on October 21.I hope you have your I survived the Rapture shirts because Camping is now just getting pathetic.
(laughing) Oh man, that guy needs to stop smoking so much pot.
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I'm pretty sure he revised his prediction the day after his last forecast date. If I recall correctly, his explanation was that the previous date (and it's completely escaped me what date that was; 21 May? I'm not entirely sure) was a "spiritual rapture" and this new day will be the "real deal", as it were. Whatever became of the people who more or less gave away everything they had, quit their jobs, abandoned their education and so on because they believed Camping earlier in the year? Were any of their stories followed up anywhere?
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The sound you are hearing is ten million cash registers.
I'm a skeptical squirrel
I changed accounts.
~sigh~ I can't really call Humans Are Morons on this, because they transcend average stupidity...
I am now known as Flyboy.
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I thought the original prediction was that the righteous would be raptured away on May 21 one time zone at a time, and then the world would end on October 21. When jack shit happened, he Retconned it to having both happen on October 21. I should leave a set of empty clothing on the driveway on October 21.
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Ironically, one of the articles says "The newspaper also questioned why Harold Camping’s “Family Radio” Minnesota office filed for an extended tax filing date of Nov. 15 when the world was predicted to end in May?" which makes one wonder how much he believes his own predictions.
The man's a con artist and an attention abuser. Don't feed him.
This is going to be the worst birthday for my dad...
The guy who face palms
He made that prediction right after the May 21st one. Not surprised, not caring, world moves on.
Silly Harold, you're 10 days off! Don't you know scary stuff always happens on Halloween? Not that I actually believe it (being an atheist) but I do think it's amusingly close to Halloween yet not quite there.
True story: I found out the May 21th issue on May 21st when Firefox opened up Bing and something like "May 21st Prophecy" showed up as a popular result. While I obviously don't believe it, it's important to know the serious consequences. People are ridiculing others for their faiths or are being humiliated due to this incident. Some people lost their possessions (that Camping didn't compensate for) and some committed suicide, before and after. The whole issue eventually gave me a headache to deal with, so after a few weeks I decided to forget about this until it was October. Now, I'm just waiting for October 21st to come so we can be done with this once and for all.
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Gunpla is amazing!
The sad part is all the people who have ruined their lives because they believe this scam artist.
Thorn@That's why the Lord says that its stupid to try to predict when he will decide the rapture will happen.Besides I wish Camping should realize his actions has caused nothing but harm and he has to read the bible more often.
He reads the Bible a lot... to put together a puzzle.
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He must be skipping the part where it says no man can know the date and I am wary of false prophets and he has all the makings of one epsically since all his predictions failed which I shouldn't even be surprised at.
Welcome to christianity. where half of the practitioners see what they wanna see.
snowman@Don't Cross The Line,bub.I am just saying that Camping needs to cut it out espically because he has been proven wrong over and over again.
My point was, everyone has their own interpretation and a lot of them (in any religion) have a bad habit of conveniently glossing over any portion that conflicts.
Fuck, this is the date before my birthday. ...is what I would say if I thought this had any credibility.
I'm convinced that our modern day analogues to ancient scholars are comedians. -0dd1
Oh Camping, Camping, Camping. I really hope nobody will be stupid enough to believe this, as this is the third time he's attempted to predict the rapture. Unfortunately, I know that people will.
I cannot imagine how Harold Camping could possibly know the date of the End of the World. He's a super old man who has a radio show and the only reason anyone even knows who he is is because he said the world was going to end—something which I thought was rather common anyway. Why is he so famous? The only reason I ever hear him brought up is to make fun of him. He's a 90 year old man ffs! Old people can say some pretty crazy stuff sometimes, who cares. I am calling it now—Harold Camping is reading whatever it is wrong its not 10-21 its 01-12. January 12, 2012, Apocalypse. I called it first. Ready to be famous now.
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A friend of mine has a birthday party that day. She's decided to make it an apocalypse themed costume party.
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Some people lost their possessions (that Camping didn't compensate for) and some committed suicide, before and after.People killed themselves? I didn't hear about that. Again, is their any account of the Camping supporters who gave away their possessions, quit their jobs or abandoned their education after 21st May?