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I wouldn't be even slightly surprised to learn that he doesn't believe his own nonsense and is only doing it for the money.

Suckers will be separated from their wealth under any economic system - at least this guy is doing it in a way that doesn't threaten to crash the payment clearing infrastructure of an entire subcontinent.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sat May 21st, 2011 at 08:17:07 AM EST
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It's also a narrative that can work for people who are unable to assert themselves and/or are emotionally un-self aware. When there is such intense social pressure to work hard in this country and that life gives back so little, knowing that the world is going to end can be a massive emotional relief. Now that other narrative can be chucked and you can spend time with your family before the end comes.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Sun May 22nd, 2011 at 01:17:03 AM EST
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