The Rapture didn't come as followers of Harold Camping waited in disappointment. The Oakland radio minister had promised that today would be the end of the world but just like his first prediction the world still spins.
Camping was no where to be seen today at Family Radio's headquarters in Oakland, California. He is said to be waiting out the last hours with his loved ones. A few of his flock waited for the end patiently in the parking lot, out numbered by reporters hoping for the inside scoop.
The station has played recorded music but no predictions are broadcasting live. At 3:15 PM CDT a half hour explanation of the Rapture complete with Frequently Asked Questions airing was broadcast to answer questions about why the Rapture didn't arrive with Camping's first prediction.
If you are disappointed that the end didn't come Alison Warden has a new date ready. She claimed last year that the world would be ending later this year on October 21.
Those who believe this predictions or that Christ will return one day are most likely to be white evangelicals. Almost all believe that there will be end times that are based on religion. Muslims also have stories of the end of days saying that one sign is that when men dress like women and women dress like men reports Detroit Free Press.
The more education an American has the least likely they are to believe that Christ will return in our lifetime according to a 2010 survey by the Pew Research Center.