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Rapture Fever: How Religious Beliefs Can Divide Families | Care2

Rapture Fever: How Religious Beliefs Can Divide Families | Care2

If civil engineer turned self-taught biblical scholar Harold Camping’s predictions are correct, the end of the world is about two hours away (depending on your time zone) and anything I have to say about the purported “rapture” will be lost on the faithful, or those that are already en route to heaven (does Care2 transmit in heaven? I need to ask my editors). According to Camping’s camp, Judgment Day is upon us (May 21st, 2011) and through a series of bible-based calculations (7000 years after Noah and the flood) it is predicted that “believers” will be lifted up to the celestial plain, while the rest of us are left behind to endure five months of plagues, quakes, spotty 3G coverage, famine, Republican primaries, the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars, and the burden of having to take care of all the pets left behind by the faithful . Over the past few weeks, hoards...

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