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  •  They don't say anything. They just keep believing. (2+ / 0-)
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    mconvente, XenuLives

    I first realized that adults were full of crap as a 9 year-old at my grandma's house, where I found Hal Lindsey's "Late Great Planet Earth."  In it, he talked about how the Rapture was going to happen in 1992, preceded by a nuclear war in around 1988.  

    In 1988 or so, he released his new, updated version of the same book, in which the nuke was was gonna happen, for sure, by 1992 and the Rapture by 1996.  In 1992... you get the idea.  

    People still buy this stupid idiot's books.  People still believe in the Rapture (even though it isn't a Biblical idea), they still believe in all the other nonsense their preachers spew, and they believe that they are going to heaven for not thinking for themselves.  

    I gave up trying to reach these people a long time ago.  The best we can do is live with them and try to keep them away from sharp objects as much as possible.  

    Odds and ends about life in Japan:

    by Hatrax on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 04:08:26 AM PDT

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