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Gunny Walker: Here's how you explain it:"Some people are idiots who'll believe the craziest things."
Brother_Mouzone: Never mind the 20 dead kids in the corner, child, you need to know about something that is less believable than ghosts.
Deep Contact: If you want to make a quick buck son, write a book about doomsday. Sucker born every minute.
jakepowers: This should have been titled "assume your child is dumb and you're a bad parent"
RanDomino: Basically they cut down all the trees and otherwise overharvested natural resources to feed an economy that was designed to pamper an elite oligarchy that was living on the backs of the vast majority of the population that did all the real work, causing an ecological and social collapse./wait, what?//...never mind.
meat0918: I dunno, my kids watched the hype over Camping's predictions, saw the billboards, all of that, but they thought it was odd someone would take the word of a random guy that the world was gonna end. They thought it even more odd after we explained that people have been predicting the end of the world since we started recording human history, and probably before that too, and not one of them have been right.They aren't even phased by this one.