Harold Camping on Doomsday Prediction Failure: Tough Weekend!

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It's hard to feel bad for someone whose predictions that the end of the world would be May 21 were so obviously ridiculous, and who caused so much anxiety among people who looked up to him, but at least Harold Camping appears genuine.

The 89-year-old says he's "flabbergasted" we're still here.

"It has been a really tough weekend," Camping said Sunday at his Alameda, Calif., home. "I'm looking for answers ... But right now I have nothing else to say."

Camping's PR aide, Tom Evans, told the L.A. Times that the group is "disappointed" that 200 million true believers didn't ascend to heaven Saturday as everyone else suffered and eventually died as a series of earthquakes, fires and famine.

Personally, THG is pretty stoked.

"You can imagine we're pretty disappointed, but the word of God is still true," Evans said. "We obviously went too far, and that's something we need to learn from."

The group posted 2,000 billboards around the U.S. warning of the rapture. Camping, an uncertified fundamentalist minister, spread the word on the radio.

Camping's Family Radio, which airs on 66 U.S. stations, has apparently rebranded itself quickly. The station's website has scrubbed all mentions of the Judgment Day, and its countdown clock to the May 21 rapture is obviously gone.

But the false prediction might not be so easily effaced from the lives of Camping's followers. Keith Bauer, a 38-year-old tractor trailer driver, took a road trip with his family to see the Grand Canyon before the world ended.

"With a bunch of maxed-out credit cards and a growing mountain of bills, he said, the rapture would have been a relief," the L.A. Times writes.

But Bauer is not angry at Camping for his false prediction.

"Worst-case scenario for me, I got to see a beautiful part of the country," he told the paper. "If I should be angry at anybody, it should be me."

Lo and behold ... an intelligent quote related to this saga!

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Armageddon-aint-a-coming-so-im-a-getting-outta-here... Watchtower Jehovahs Witnesses have lost credibility with their own *Millerite Math* doctrine of Jesus *invisible* second coming October 1914.
Watchtower society false prophets declare Armageddon end of world in 1874, 1878, 1881, 1910, 1914, 1918, 1925, 1975, and 1984....
---Danny Haszard been there!
We Jehovah Witnesses had a slogan back in the early 1970's -*Will you be alive in 1975?*

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this so called preacher needs to read the real bible not whatever he's reading because it says in the real bible that not even the angles in heaven will no when hes comming back so yea maybe hes the anti christ

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I don't know how people could fall for this line of bullshit.

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Honestly those "true believers" should read the bible more clearly because as it states in the book of Matthew, ONLY God knows the date of the rapture and even with that said the rapture is where God takes his chosen and ascends them to heaven and with in the months to come he rids the world. I had to set so many straight at work of this fact I was so sick of hearing that we were all going to blow up in an instant. It also says he shall come like a thief in the night as we sleep no one will know what happened. morons

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Christian?? Really that's funny because revelations says that no one will know when the Lord will arrive but the Lord himself!

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he reminds me of the old man from the poltergiest movies!!!...what a quack!!