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Apocalypse Now?

Here’s a happy reminder that the Middle Ages, as that old crank Carl Jung once wrote, “live on… merrily”. The Washington Post has the glorious details: Could a series of “blood moon” events be connected to Jesus’ return? Some Christians … Continue reading

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That’s all Folks

Include me in the ranks of those who are skeptical about what the US is trying to do in Syria. This particular analysis, however, forms no part of my thinking: Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) over the weekend accused President Obama … Continue reading

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The Timeless Appeal of the Apocalypse (Again)

Cross-posted on the Corner: To my disappointment, I missed this event: Uncivilisation 2013 is a gathering of people searching for answers to questions about our collective future in a rapidly-changing and depleting world. For one long weekend in August, the … Continue reading

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Forget 2012, The End is Even More Nigh…

Via the Independent: The end of the world is nigh; 21 May, to be precise. That’s the date when Harold Camping, a preacher from Oakland, California, is confidently predicting the Second Coming of the Lord. At about 6pm, he reckons … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Soon

I’ve always enjoyed both rousing hymns and tales of the Apocalypse (The Book of Revelation has long been my favorite part of the New Testament), and so a recent cab ride in Manhattan was an unexpected treat. Not only was O … Continue reading

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