The Black Swan - Pete Garcia - http://www.omegaletter.com/articles/articles.asp?ArticleID=8408
Probably the three most contentious points of scripture are the Creation, Jesus Christ's first advent, and His Second Advent. These are under more attack, by more agencies both inside and out of Christendom than almost any other. The truth is, very few people believe in an actual literal return of our Lord and Savior. It is more akin to that bumper sticker I've seen from time to time that states: "Jesus is coming back, look busy".
The "Black Swan Event/Theory" was put forth by a man named Nassim Taleb, who is a Lebanese American that studies randomness and probability. His book, "The Black Swan" is listed as one of the top 12 most influential books since World War II. He applies statistics and mathematics to the probability of events that have occurred and/or to the likeliness that they could occur. I came to understand it (in laymen's terms) to be an unexpected event that should have been seen coming, but couldn't because nothing like it had ever happened before.
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