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May 21st - the end of the world is nigh ?


Posted on Saturday, 21 May, 2011 | Comment icon 313 comments


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Thousands of people across the world believe they will be swept up to heaven at around 6pm today.

True believers across the globe are shutting themselves indoors to pray in preparation for the world's end, the accuracy behind the apocalyptic prophesy of 89-year-old Harold Camping will become very clear before the day is out.

"Some believers are shutting themselves inside to pray as they wait for the world's end."

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Comment icon #304 Posted by bblee on 17 August, 2011, 1:53
ermmm. so who sweeping whom right now :-)
Comment icon #305 Posted by Atlantis Rises on 18 August, 2011, 2:09
Well, it's one month later and I'm still alive after the so-called End of the World. And I feel...fine!
Comment icon #306 Posted by Soul Kitchen on 18 August, 2011, 2:14
Well, it's one month later and I'm still alive after the so-called End of the World. And I feel...fine! You are dead, you're just in shock. In three days you will all finally realize that you have been dead this whole time.
Comment icon #307 Posted by UFO_Monster on 18 August, 2011, 2:54
Perhaps this topic's title should be renamed "How to rob millions of dollars and get away with it"? Well, it's one month later and I'm still alive after the so-called End of the World. And I feel...fine! You mean three months.
Comment icon #308 Posted by flashman7870 on 20 August, 2011, 9:11
Thats what THEY want you to think.
Comment icon #309 Posted by Armchair Educated on 20 August, 2011, 10:04
Crazy christians shouldnt be viewed as representing christianity. p***es me off when they dont realise there going against christianity by making end of the world predictions. Matthew 24:36 “But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, [2] but the Father only.
Comment icon #310 Posted by DONTEATUS on 20 August, 2011, 20:50
DId somebody say Taco platers ? Im all in !
Comment icon #311 Posted by flashman7870 on 23 August, 2011, 15:49
I agree with that entirely. Extremists in any group do not represent most religions. Islamic and christian extremists do not represent their religion.
Comment icon #312 Posted by Jeffertonturner on 23 August, 2011, 18:50
I agree with that entirely. Extremists in any group do not represent most religions. Islamic and christian extremists do not represent their religion. It's a shame they bring the whole thing down. You never hear about the moderates.
Comment icon #313 Posted by OMagus on 29 August, 2011, 23:47
The end of the world is within you, It happens ever and again through the years, But never on the merely physical plane Despite fervent beliefs and fears. Apocalyptic upheavals take place in the sky, The subtle invisible spheres. But those on the Earth who have eyes, they can see, And prepare as the moment nears. I think that a lot of the outbreaks of apocalyptic fervor are driven by real events and probability currents that are subliminal in the deepest sense: below the threshold of mass consciousness. A lot of the prophecies and expectations actually do come true, but strictly in the spiritu... [More]


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