… It appears the group is preparing for the calamity it says
will kill us all on May 15.
So, how are we going to go? Chino, in what she called her final
statement issued on May 5, lets us in on the secret:
“It will be caused when electromagnetic waves strike the
Japanese archipelago and the delicate gravitational balance between
the Andromeda nebula and other nebulas is altered.”
Via Robot Wisdom, Countdown to
doomsday: What makes a cult leader tick?
Ah, so that's how we end. And here I thought we didn't have
anything to worry about until 2012 …
What I find intriguing, but not fully explained, is how Yuko
Chino ever became a cult leader in the first place, being misanthropic to
the point of never having met her husband! (or rather, her husband
never met her; and from reading the article, not many of her followers met
The cynic in me is tempted, very tempted, to start a religeon. Then I
too can have mindless slaves doing my bidding while I rake in the money …
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