Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Another Apocalypse Foiled

Well, 6/6/06 came and went and we're all still here.

It's been a slow week for the pre-tribs. Lack of apostasy activity has downgraded the category, and you can't get any duller than that. And no matter how many times their predictions of doom and gloom fall through, they just pick themselves up and carry on. I'm sure there's a medical term for this kind of blind refusal to learn from thousands of years of disappointment, but in laymen's terms let's just call it stupidity. True, the remake of The Omen has darkened our doorstep as threatened, but I haven't heard of any seals being opened recently. More telling, The Rapture Index is holding steady at 157, with this explanation:
"Rapture Index above 145: Fasten your seat belts"
bobdobbsIndeed. I never go anywhere without mine, which is why I'm here typing this instead of dead or maimed for life. But the difference, see, is that I only wear mine in the car.

Failed prophesying is as old as religion. If even Jesus couldn't get this thing to come out on time, why should we think the likes of Pat Robertson will have clearer seeing? But not to fear, dear friends. We still have March 2012 to hang our sackcloth on. And if that doesn't work, they'll come up with something else. In the meantime, one guaranteed-to-fail prophecy is coming up that you shouldn't miss:

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