Category Archive: Religion

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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Aug
08

The World is Getting Better, Not Worse

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Ask any Doomsayer what’s going in the world, and they’re likely to tell you about what a horrible place it has become. As the old cliché goes, the world is going to hell in a handbasket. We’ve had recent shootings, crime, wars, natural disasters—so God’s Judgment must be soon upon the world. Hal Lindsey, who …

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Jul
22

Just how many doomsayers are there, anyway?

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“How many people actually believe all this stuff—that the end is near?” This is the question I was asked in a recent interview. I provided these figures: About 10% of Americans believe December 21, 2012 will bring about the end to coincide with the Mayan calendarAbout 25% of Americans think climate change will bring about …

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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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Dec
22

On the Antichrist (Merry Christmas, Everyone)

Christianity teaches that the Antichrist will rise to power, bringing about the end of times. Throughout history, many many figures have been named the Antichrist. Perhaps not many people really understand what this accusation means. It is not that the Antichrist is merely a bad person, but that he is pure evil—moreover, his presence signifies …

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Nov
03

“Proving” the End is Near With Numerology

The end of the world as we know it was supposed to occur three times last month—with Comet Elenin on October 16, Harold Camping’s Rapture prediction on October 21, and Carl Johan Calleman’s calculation for the end of the Mayan calendar on October 28.  Stubbornly, the world refused to end, proving Doomsayers wrong thrice now.  …

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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
22

Let’s File a Missing Persons Report for Harold Camping

The owner of the multimillion dollar Family Radio network, Harold Camping, has not made any comment regarding the world’s continued existence after he called the date wrong, again. October 21, 2011 was supposed to mark the end of the world—sure, the details may vary.  Sometimes, the end was said to come with great earthquakes, other …

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