Skip to comments.Doomsayer confused as world doesn't end (Meet the man who spent his $150,000 savings to warn us)
Posted on 05/22/2011 9:49:10 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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Uhhhhh. No. Sorry. Almost no one believed it. Or any of the other Huckster 'rapturism'.
The world will end, that is true. In about 1-2 billion years. We might do ourselves in first, though.
Had he been a follower of the Lord instead of Camping he would not have wasted his time, money and effort and would not have ended up looking like a fool.
He also ate crow.
I think you’re on the right track. I don’t think anyone knows when his personal, or our collective end will come. On the other hand, it is absolutely certain that each of our mortal lives is finite, and that one day the human race will exist no more. An occasional fire drill to bring that reality back to the top of our consciousness probably isn’t a bad thing.
To paraphrase and twist Chicago, “Does anybody really know what time it is? No, but it is later than you think”.
Fitzpatrick, 60, a retired MTA engineer who became the city’s self-appointed siren of the Apocalypse, spent $140,000 of his life savings on 3,219 bus, subway and commuter-rail ads trumpeting the coming “global earthquake” and urging sinners to repent to Jesus.
Misguided ? Sure
But this is the work of a good guy
For what it’s worth, the evangelical church down the street from me (big, busy congregation with 3 services scheduled for every Sunday) was completely VACANT today when I went by after church. Not just empty, but E M P T Y. No cars in the huge parking lot. LOL! Pastor must have told everybody to stay home and get ready...
OMG that’s hilarious.
They might have moved their worship service to a venue that can accomodate more people for that specific day and combined all services together. I know of many churches that do that occasionally.
...predicted that corpses would line the streets and deadly earthquakes would swallow up sinners beginning at 11:59 p.m. Jerusalem time on May 21, 2011. Fitzpatrick, 60, a retired MTA engineer who became the city's self-appointed siren of the Apocalypse, spent $140,000 of his life savings on 3,219 bus, subway and commuter-rail ads trumpeting the coming "global earthquake" and urging sinners to repent to Jesus. Fitzpatrick is a follower of Harold Camping...This is nothing though, compared with the demagogues, hacks, and liars who continue to claim that human activity will melt the icecaps, destroy whole genera of flora and fauna, including the majority of humanity living within a couple hundred feet of sealevel...