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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Darren Daulton draws a crowd at Ephrata Lions’ card show.

“Just because you can’t see something,” Daulton said Saturday, before an autograph session at the Ephrata Lions’ Club’s annual card and memorabilia show, “doesn’t mean it’s not there.”

Daulton perceives lots of things that aren’t conventionally “there.” His beliefs are an eclectic hodgepodge of metaphysics, numerology, time travel and even occasional references to the Christian God and Jesus.

Specifically, he believes people with transcendent understanding of all this will ascend to earth at the conslusion of the Mayan calendar (11:11 a.m. Dec. 21, 2012) and then move to a new plane of existence.

“I’ve never been a real religious person,” he said. “I do strive for spirituality. “I learn something new every day, but by no means is it easy.

“Think of all the movies you’ve seen in your life, even horror movies, whatever. You get to experience all of them.”

And here I thought only Michael “Psychotronic” Weldon had done this…

 

Repoz Posted: March 29, 2009 at 07:40 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. jwb Posted: March 29, 2009 at 08:06 PM (#3118279)
I think me means all those people who are living in their mom's basements will ascend to ground level.
   2. Guapo Posted: March 29, 2009 at 08:15 PM (#3118280)
Why? Is the new Star Trek movie coming out that day?
   3. Greg K Posted: March 29, 2009 at 08:18 PM (#3118281)
His beliefs are an eclectic hodgepodge of metaphysics, numerology, time travel and even occasional references to the Christian God and Jesus.


It's a testament to how fried my brain is that I read this sentence as saying that the references to "the Christian God and Jesus" were the nuttiest of Daulton's beliefs.
   4. Greasy Neale Heaton (Dan Lee) Posted: March 29, 2009 at 09:24 PM (#3118307)
Let's say, hypothetically, that Daulton is wrong.

Hypothetically.

What does he do on December 22, 2012?
   5. The Well-Tempered Javier Vasquez (loungehead) Posted: March 29, 2009 at 09:30 PM (#3118309)
Begin working toward Operating Thetan VIII?
   6. Roy Hobbs of WIFFLE Ball Posted: March 29, 2009 at 09:39 PM (#3118313)
He still has his sh!t together better than Lenny Dykstra.
   7. Drexl Spivey Posted: March 29, 2009 at 10:21 PM (#3118334)
Curt Schilling: the third craziest player from the early 90's Phillies.
   8. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: March 29, 2009 at 10:38 PM (#3118339)
The Daulton thing has gone way past the point of being funny, and is now just sad.
   9. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: March 30, 2009 at 02:32 PM (#3118724)
This reminds me that Pete Maravich, when he had a house custom-built, made sure it had a lot of steep, pointy roofs so UFOs couldn't land on it.

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