Click here for Dr. Pegoda’s original page and link to the article.
I find it worrisome when a significant proportion of a population has a hard-on for the end of days. For one, when things get implemented on society when these folks are in power, is it to punish those they despise, try to jump-start the Rapture, or to make life better for themselves and the neighbors they share this country with?
I often wonder about the last two.
For another, it’s infuriating how the Fundies that get into end-of-world thinking are convinced they’re on the right side, and don’t or won’t realize they’re being the bad guys by ensuring though their actions–or inaction–that others will die terribly or have lasting damage.
But that’s okay because the newly dead will find Jesus just before their last painful breath and go to heaven, saved by the faithful…right?
Ugh. This is one of the biggest reasons I walked away from Christianity and theism in general. And why the phrase “death cult” has been popping up more and more in the past few months.
Anyhoo, thank you for writing, Dr. Pegoda. This link below will take you to his site and to the connecting link to the History News Network.