Tag Archives: prophecy

Divine messages from everyday animals?

It’s thrown in the “just for fun” category so I’m going to have fun with it. Unlike “real” research into the meaning of things, this site seems to be making up a bunch of junk. I’m assuming it’s the site … Continue reading

Posted in culture, myths and folktales, religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , , ,

Today’s Facebook Find – the Devil’s bible

I feel too lazy to find things to write about sometimes so I think I’ll be grabbing from my Facebook feed once in a while so at least I can post content here more often. This one from The Beast: … Continue reading

Posted in books | Tagged , , , ,

I feel kind of bad for Reverend Peter Anamo

Maybe he’s getting more press locally in Ghana, but there’s not a lot to be found online about him and his predictions for the end of the world this month. Harold Camping and his followers certainly knew how to stir … Continue reading

Posted in In the Media, religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

If the world doesn’t end in May or October, try November

According to Harold Camping and his ilk, Judgment Day hits on May 21st of this year with the big end of world finish a mere five months later. Camping’s loons faithful followers been touring Bermuda these days. The religious fellowship … Continue reading

Posted in In the Media, religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Sick of your union dues? Become a Seventh-day Adventist

According to CBC, an unnamed 24 year old in Saskatoon successfully used her faith as justification to skip joining the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union that everyone else at the Open Door Society (a non-profit organization that helps people … Continue reading

Posted in In the Media, religiosity | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Palmdale prophecy that failed

Somehow I missed this story when it first broke last week: Officers had been searching a wide swath of southern California since Saturday after family members found letters saying the group was awaiting an apocalyptic event and would soon see … Continue reading

Posted in In the Media, religiosity | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Predicting the end of the world with “Connect the Dots”

I got a giggle out of Joe Kovacs and World Net Daily this morning. They’re plugging a new DVD that suggests stars are aligned in just such a way as to create a giant farmer in the night sky who’ll … Continue reading

Posted in myths and folktales, religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , ,

Writer becomes unwilling messiah, can’t unconvince believers

Not me, if you’re wondering. No, it’s some fellow who has written books about the need to change how we deal with world issues like poverty and famine. Portions of Raj Patel’s life appear to mirror the predictions made by … Continue reading

Posted in culture, In the Media, religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Brand new year, same old news stories

Like when the rapture is happening. According to 88 year old biblical math major idiot, Harold Camping, it’s really happening May 21, 2011: Camping, 88, has scrutinized the Bible for almost 70 years and says he has developed a mathematical … Continue reading

Posted in culture, In the Media, religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

This is apocalypse number what now?

Out of the Apocalypse riders, who gets the props this time, Death, War, Famine or Pestilence? You’d think with all the H1N1 fear it’d be old Pesti but nope. Famine might get to take home the triumphant medal of pointlessness … Continue reading

Posted in religiosity, skepticism | Tagged , , , ,