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Do you buy Harold Camping's apology?

An apology note, supposedly written by Camping is posted on YouTube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATVzeMNyKEk&

He blames satan for practically all of it, saying he was deceived along with everyone else. The upside of christianity seems to be that you don't have to take the blame for your own screw-ups. Either god did it. Or satan did. He also writes that he will resign from the ministry. Should he resign? Do you think he will learn from this colossal debacle and stop making doomsday predictions (his last was in 1994. The world didn't end then either)?

 
witchqueen

Asked by witchqueen at 11:18 AM on May. 23, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (31)
  • WOW!  You mean someone was using bible to scam people?  Please say it isn't so!  I never saw that coming.


    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 8:20 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • 'Nuff said ...


    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 11:25 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • I'd like to see a criminal investigation be done if he doesn't give back every penny he made off this prediction.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 11:28 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • you know i might if it wasnt for the 80 million he made during the episode
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 11:49 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • he's not even apologizing, he's blaming it on Satan.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 11:53 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • Why did he need all that money if he was going to be raptured anyway???
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 2:03 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • well i dont have to buy his apology b/c he didnt do anything to me. i think if he were to give back the money to those that did believe him, they would be more apt to forgive him. if this really is his apology (which i kinda doubt unless its on his own webpage) then i guess he is retiring, but that doesnt change anything for me...i really dont care what he does.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 11:39 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • I think satan can tempt, but people are powerful enough to choose whether or not to follow a temptation...

    I don't follow "the devil made me do it" excuse.
    Dkhilly

    Answer by Dkhilly at 1:39 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • Buy it? No, I accept the fact that we all make mistakes. He's human just like you and I.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 11:36 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • Yada, yada, yada.
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 11:43 AM on May. 23, 2011

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