Category Archive: Psychology

Jul
11

All About the Supermoon

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If you’re looking at the moon any time today and tomorrow, you will notice a 30% size increase. This is one of those times that the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie. Check out this 5-minute clip from this morning’s South Florida’s First News with guest Susan Barnett talking to hosts Jimmy …

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Jun
22

Number of the OCD Beast

Here are some interesting facts about the sign of the beast: 666 in Roman numerals is DCLXVI (which happens to be the first six characters of the Roman numerical system, reversed). There is some debate over whether the “correct” number of the beast is 666 or actually 616. [1][2][3] Numbers were used as disguises to …

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Nov
05

Using Hurricane Sandy to Prove that Doomsday is Here

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Being from the South Florida area myself, I am all too familiar with hurricanes. Hurricane Sandy did not strike Florida, and has instead struck the northeast coast of the United States. It has already claimed over 110 lives and caused tens of billions of dollars worth of damage. I have friends, family, and readers in …

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Jul
16

Global Warming: Changing Hearts, Changing Minds

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A few months back, noted climate skeptic Richard Muller reversed his position, saying that temperatures on the earth are indeed rising. After conducting a study partially funded by the Charles Koch Foundation, noted for funding global warming skeptics and tea party, Muller declared that while it made sense to be a skeptic two years ago, …

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Jun
01

Is the Zombie Apocalypse upon us?

Earlier this week, the world was horrified to learn of the story of a homeless man who was forced to strip naked, and then had his face eaten off by another man. The cannibalistic attacker was 31-year old Rudy Eugene, and the victim was 65-year old Ronald Poppo. About 75–80% of Poppo’s face is now …

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May
21

One Year Ago Today…

May 21, 2011, was supposed to be Judgment Day—an earthquake was to strike at exactly 6 PM, starting in New Zealand and traveling west, until the entire earth was destroyed. Those who were “saved” would be Raptured and their souls would ascend directly to heaven; the rest of us would be “left behind” during a …

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Mar
30

Why doomsayers are 100% sure—or appear to be

Rarely do those who believe the end is near express any uncertainty. Harold Camping, speaking about the Rapture, said, “Beyond the shadow of a doubt, May 21 will be the date of the Rapture and the day of judgment.”1 Patrick Geryl, talking about a worldwide disaster on December 21, 2012 to coincide with the end …

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Oct
24

Doomsaying: A Form of Child Abuse?

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With all this talk about the end of the world being near, despite the fact that it isn’t, has anyone stopped to ask: Won’t somebody please think of the children? Doomsaying is nothing is nothing new, and neither is the harm that it does the younger generation. Two sisters, seven and eight years old at …

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Oct
20

Harold Camping Claims Rapture to Come Tomorrow

So now Harold Camping claims tomorrow—October 21, 2011—is to be the date of the Rapture. Millions of saved Christians will ascend directly to heaven, the rest of us will die, and the Earth will be destroyed. Some are calling this the “new” date after his failed prediction of May 21, 2011. Strictly speaking, this is …

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