p2pnet news view Movies:- “Supernova 2012 is taking BitTorrent by Storm,” says Andrew aka Comeoncomecast over in Oz, going on »»»
Do you believe teh world will end in 2012? just like the LHC, Y2K,
Oh and What happened to the world-network-crippling Conficker?
And Who can forget ‘The day after Tomorrow’ where the world began an ice-age from an idiot who managed to drill a hole into the Antarctic ice and half the shelf broke off (huge block of ice moving towards civilization pushing all the water) — and somehow was linked to “Climate Change”
I don’t think its healthy for h-wood to profit from people’s paranoia
But thats Show Business, baby!
So what got Andrew aka Comeoncomecast all wired?
A post by Benjamin Radford, LiveScience‘s Bad Science columnist, on 10 forecasts of doom that didn’t come to pass.
Number 1? »»»
The Prophet Hen of Leeds, 1806
History has countless examples of people who have proclaimed that the return of Jesus Christ is imminent, but perhaps there has never been a stranger messenger than a hen in the English town of Leeds in 1806. It seems that a hen began laying eggs on which the phrase “Christ is coming” was written. As news of this miracle spread, many people became convinced that doomsday was at hand â until a curious local actually watched the hen laying one of the prophetic eggs and discovered someone had hatched a hoax.
In the middle »»»
Pat Robertson, 1982
In May 1980, televangelist and Christian Coalition founder Pat Robertson startled and alarmed many when â contrary to Matthew 24:36 (“No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven…”) he informed his “700 Club” TV show audience around the world that he knew when the world would end. “I guarantee you by the end of 1982 there is going to be a judgment on the world,” Robertson said.
And Number 10 »»»
God’s Church Ministry, Fall 2008
According to God’s Church minister Ronald Weinland, the end times are upon us– again. His 2006 book “2008: God’s Final Witness” states that hundreds of millions of people will die, and by the end of 2006, “there will be a maximum time of two years remaining before the world will be plunged into the worst time of all human history. By the fall of 2008, the United States will have collapsed as a world power, and no longer exist as an independent nation.” As the book notes, “Ronald Weinland places his reputation on the line as the end-time prophet of God.”
Now you don’t know.
LiveScience – 10 Failed Doomsday Predictions, November 8, 2009
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