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pzkrakz's Avatar Jump to comment 22 by pzkrakz

What age were most of the doomsayers thoughout history, I wonder? It seems awfully convenient that Camping was knocking on death's door already.

Makes me wonder: if so many people are willing to financially support religious ideas, perhaps this need to believe in something crazy could be better channeled into a network of theorists, each 'evangelizing' their own TESTABLE (but likely wrong) hypothesis. That said, I suppose in the end Camping's hypothesis was testable, and he later admitted fault (again, for the wrong reasoning...), placing him and his theories above the ilk of the common religions.

Thu, 24 May 2012 13:47:54 UTC | #943279