In defense of Harold Camping

O the perils of apocalyptic prophecies in a social networking age! Dr. Harold Camping, who predicted that the Rapture would snatch away all “true believers” on May 21st, is finding out that it’s not as easy to get away with false prophecies as it used to be. Like in 1994, for instance–the last time Dr. Camping predicted the Second Coming.

It’s easy to kick a man when he’s down, and I imagine few men are as far down as Brother Harold right about now. So I want to take the opposite tack. I want to praise him for what he did right.

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