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Doomsayer confused as world doesn't end (Meet the man who spent his $150,000 savings to warn us)
New York Post ^ | 05/22/2011 | Heather Haddon & Douglas Montero

Posted on 05/22/2011 9:49:10 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

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To: Outlaw Woman
'prediction' had just enough plausability to it that many probably believed it.

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.

51 posted on 05/22/2011 11:59:37 AM PDT by EvasiveManuever (Shakespeare got it wrong. Not the lawyers... journalists.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


52 posted on 05/22/2011 11:59:44 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: EvasiveManuever
You're entitled to your opinion; that doesn't make it right. Someone believed him and we'll never know exactly how many.
53 posted on 05/22/2011 12:08:20 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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To: SeekAndFind

He also ate crow.


54 posted on 05/22/2011 12:43:16 PM PDT by getarope (Paddle faster, I hear banjo music!)
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To: happilymarriedmom

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”.


55 posted on 05/22/2011 1:10:59 PM PDT by Humble Servant
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To: SeekAndFind

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


56 posted on 05/22/2011 2:33:55 PM PDT by daku
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To: SeekAndFind

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...


57 posted on 05/22/2011 2:50:01 PM PDT by redhead (Get the GOVERNMENT out of our BUSINESS!!)
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To: Gator113; a fool in paradise; JoeProBono
Tomorrow's headlines today:

President Obama's Decisive Action Averts Rapture!

Grateful Nation Rejoices!


58 posted on 05/22/2011 2:58:45 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!

OMG that’s hilarious.


59 posted on 05/22/2011 3:07:31 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: redhead

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.


60 posted on 05/22/2011 6:33:17 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Rurudyne; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; xcamel; AdmSmith; ...

Thanks SeekAndFind.
...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...


61 posted on 05/29/2011 8:28:03 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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