Tuesday, 24 May 2011

The end of the world

I am not at all surprised the world did not end the other day, as had been predicted (1). I am not at all surprised, either, that those who didn't think it would (though I wonder how many of them had their fingers crossed behind their backs?) have made a lot of fun of those who did (a bit too much fun, perhaps; maybe as if they were secretly relieved?)

But the joke's on us, really. The faithful will continue to hold onto their faith. if you're demented enough to have believed in the last End Of World, you'll almost certainly believe in the next one, which should be being predicted anytime now. The joke's really on us, for wasting so much time on this very silly story.
1 - "'Rapture': Believers perplexed after prediction fails," unattributed story. Published by the BBC, 22nd of May, 2011. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13489641)

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