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Excerpt from Apocalypse Really Soon
The bold is mine.
People who expect the world to end soon do a lot of very strange things, writes Ted Daniels, director of the Millennium Watch Institute, who has more than 1,200 cults in his database. They reject and even contradict the rules of common sense that keep the rest of us sane and feed our lives. They destroy the things they need to survive. They provoke fights they cant possibly win, and they talk about things that obviously wont happen.
The groups themselves are often secretive and hard to track down. Nevertheless, ABCNEWS.com has put together this quick guide to some of the more prominent millennialist groups:..."
How much effort, how much energy is ABCNEWS.com putting into helping the issue of how Y2K, and all that it implies, evokes social transformation?
To be effective, prominent Y2K groups sometimes reject and even contradict the rules of common sense that we, ourselves, have followed to keep us sane and feed our lives.
ABCNEWS.com, come find us. Come find us now.
-- Critt Jarvis (Wilmington, NC) (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 07, 1999
Critt, please see:Cult R Us ;-)
-- Leska (email@example.com), January 07, 1999.
That's where I first learned about the article.
And I did post there initially. However, I mistakenly copied my first draft into the text area window.
The draft on this thread better represents what I wanted to post.
Thanks for the heads-up. ~C~
-- Critt Jarvis (Wilmington, NC) (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 07, 1999.
Did we make the list??
-- Bill (email@example.com), January 07, 1999.