Posts Tagged "Apocalypse"

Wayne's Random Thoughts…Monthly Round Up (April 2009)

This blog is growing almost every day.  With that in mind, I thought it might make sense to do a monthly recap of the prior month’s posts in case new readers may have missed something.  My goal is to get this out in the first week of each month.  I barely made it this month.  Rather than a sequential listing of the posts for the month, I thought this would be more useful if I grouped things by category.  So, here are the posts to Wayne’s Random Thoughts for the month of April 2009:

Shepherding A Child’s Heart Synopsis

Monday Morning Prophecy

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87% Not Ready for Apocalypse (Pew Research Forum)

So, one of the blogs I subscribe to is the Pew Research Forum’s blog.  They describe themselves as

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; by reporting news and analyzing news coverage; and by holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy issues.

This morning’s entry on the blog was titled:

87% – Unprepared for the Apocalypse

It sounded interesting, so I had a look.  The story reports that 87% are “unprepared to protect themselves from even the most basic world-ending scenarios.”  The source of this information:  The Onion!

Then I remember the date today.  Kudos to the usually very straight faced Pew Research Forum for a very unique, very funny April Fool’s joke.  For those who might not know The Onion, it is one of the premier satirical news sites available on the internet.

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