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Happy Millerites Day to all Alarmists, Scientists and Kooks alike.

Happy Millerites Day to all you alarmists out there for the Day of Great Disappointment--October 22.   I honor all alarmists in memory of the charismatic preacher Miller who predicted the end of the world  on October 22,1844, and greatly disappointed his followers when it failed to happen. But if you think it's just religious nuts and preppers that concern themselves with doomsday scenarios, you would be wrong. It is not just religious kooks who run around predicting the end of the world bringing fear into our homes and communicating catastrophe on social media pages. It is major scientists like Paul Ehrlich in the Population Bomb, who predicted it would all be over by this time, the UN who keeps changing the tipping point date for turning our planet into an inferno, Molina and Rowland, two chemists at the University of California who revealed the threats to the ozone layer and so on. In fact, 22 percent of Americans believe that the world will end in their lifetime. Serious