Tag Archives: Harold Camping

Rapture, making a victory lap

End of the world prediction have been around pretty much as long as people have. This brief list shows a few, a very few.  The Romans predicted the end of the world, as did early Christians. Nostradamus was famous for … Continue reading

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Smile, It’s the End of the World.

People have an eerie attraction to the idea of the apocalypse. The theme recurs all over popular culture: in video games, movies, and science fiction novels. According to Jean Baudrillard, all people subconsciously desire some kind of cultural breakdown: “Allergy … Continue reading

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Calendars, Comets, and Billboards. . .Oh My!

We’ve all heard the popular theories about the world ending in 2012. Whether it’s Nostradamus, the Mayans, or overly enthusiastic preachers, these doomsday musings are difficult to avoid. I found it almost nerve-wracking trying to sort through all the information … Continue reading

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