So the world is going to end today...or wait, is it just the beginning of the end? Let's just SAY it’s the end of the world; what do you want to be doing when it comes?
"If the world is ending, I wanna be at sthat trip club on Walnut man! If I'm going to hell, I wanna go first class," said Joseph P. He probably doesn't believe the world is ending.
"I want to be with my husband! I'm not taking any chances, you never know," said a half convinced Britney C., a student at Long Beach City College. She reassured me that it isn’t a religious thing, but more of a 'never say never' mentality that keeps her somewhat believing.
"I think it’s retarded...If it ends, I'm gonna be pissed, I got a business I'm trying to grow," said The Man as he questioned where this whole "prophecy" came from.
"I wanna be chillin' on the beach smokin' on some herb and drinking some wine," said a very laid back gentleman whom I could not understand his name...probably because he had been anticipating the end for a few days now.
The end of the world was prophesied by a man named Harold Camping. He has been reading the bible for 50 years and realized after some quick math on his abacus that the end of the world would be in 1994. That's right, 1994. He even wrote a book about it titled "1994?" Someone told me he was wrong with that prophecy, but that didn't dampen his spirit. Apparently there was some concrete evidence he overlooked back then, but now it’s REALLY happening. The guy won't take "no" for an answer, claiming that if you don't have "biblical authority", you have no grounds to argue on. "Many Church leaders of the past looked at political as well as natural events to prove their predictions and they were repeatedly wrong," says the website Camping is using to get his message out there
Luckily, he says we should all pray our asses off and ask for forgiveness until the rapture begins.
What are your plans for today? What have you heard of the end of the world? Do you think it’s going to happen? Where in Long Beach would you like to be if this rapture did happen?
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