Bill Hicks once said, “That’s what fundamentalism breeds — no irony.” Not that they don’t generate a great deal of it, but that they seem completely oblivious to it. Pat Robertson is a textbook example, telling his followers to beware of false prophets while making dozens of false predictions himself. Now he’s told a reader who wrote in to the 700 Club that “predictive prophecy about disaster is almost always something from the psychic world, it’s not something from God” and that people who predict disasters are “nutty.”
Seriously, Pat? You do know that we have video of you doing this time and time again and being wrong about it, don’t you? Like in 2007, when you claimed there would be a massive terror attack that year that would lead to “mass killing, possibly millions of people.”
Then there was the tsunami you predicted for the Pacific Northwest in 2006. And when you predicted Armageddon in 1982:
Given what the Bible says about false prophets, we should be gathering stones for ol’ Pat.