Scientific experts from around the world are genuinely predicting that five years from now, all life on Earth could well finish. Some are saying it will be humans that set it off. Others believe that a natural phenomenon will be the cause. In addition, the religious folks are saying it will be God himself who presses the stop button…
1. Mayan Calendar
The first mob to predict 2012 as the end of the world were the Mayans, a bloodthirsty race that were good at two things:
Building highly accurate astrological equipment out of stone and
Thousands of years ago, they managed to calculate the length of the lunar moon as 329.53020 days, only 34 seconds out. The Mayan calendar predicts that the Earth will end on December 21, 2012. Given that they were pretty close to the mark with the lunar cycle, it is likely they have got the end of the world right as well.
2. Sun Storms
Solar experts from around the world monitoring the sun have made a startling discovery: our sun is in a bit of strife. The energy output of the sun is, like most things in nature, cyclic, and it is supposed to be in the middle of a period of relative stability. However, recent solar storms have been bombarding the Earth with so much radiation energy; it has been knocking out power grids and destroying satellites. This activity is predicted to get worse, and calculations suggest it will reach its deadly peak sometime in 2012
3. The Atom Smasher
Scientists in Europe have been building the world’s largest particle accelerator. It is a 27km tunnel designed to smash atoms together to find out what makes the Universe tick. However, the mega-gadget has caused serious concern, with some scientists suggesting that it is properly even a bad idea to turn it on in the first place. They are predicting all manner of deadly results, including mini black holes. Therefore, when this machine is fired up for its first serious experiment in 2012, the world could be crushed into a super-dense blob the size of a basketball.
4. The Bible says…
If having scientists warning us about the end of the world is not bad enough, religious folks are getting in on the act as well. Interpretations of the Christian Bible reveal that the date for Armageddon, the final battle between Good an Evil, has been set down for 2012. The I Ching, also known as the Chinese book of Changes, says the same thing, as do various sections of the Hindu teachings.
5. Super Volcano
Yellowstone National Park in the United States is famous for its thermal springs and Old Faithful geyser. The reason for this is simple – it is sitting on top of the world’s biggest volcano, and geological experts are beginning to get nervous sweats. The Yellowstone volcano has a pattern of erupting every 650,000 years or so, and we’re many years overdue for an explosion that will fill the atmosphere with ash, blocking the sun and plunging the Earth into a frozen winter that could last up to 15,000 years. The pressure under the Yellowstone is building steadily, and geologists have set 2012 as a likely date for the big bang.
6. The Physicists
This one’s case of bog-simple math’s mathematics. Physicists at Berkeley Uni have been crunching the numbers. In addition, they have determined that the Earth is well overdue for a major catastrophic event. Even worse, they are claiming their calculations prove that we are all going to die, very soon – while also saying their prediction comes with a certainty of 99 percent- and 2012 just happens to be the best guess as to when it occurs.
We all know the Earth is surrounded by a magnetic field that shields us from most of the sun’s radiation. What you might not know is that the magnetic poles we call north and south have a nasty habit of swapping places every 750,000 years or so – and right now we are about 30,000 years overdue. Scientists have noted that the poles are drifting apart roughly 20-30kms each year, much faster than ever before, which points to a pole-shift being right around the corner. While the pole shift is underway, the magnetic field is disrupted and will eventually disappear, sometimes for up to 100 years. The result is enough UV outdoors to crisp your skin in seconds, killing everything it touches.
Do you believe it?
Y2K was also predicted as the end of the world and just turned out to be a fluke to get you to spend a lot of money to upgrade your computer. I proved it a fluke by leaving my 1993 old computer one and the internal clock changed over to 2000 no issues at all.
This is from a forum in 2004.
No one can ever know when or what time the world should end. Every 10 billion years? Who knows? I believe in God and Jesus very strongly but truthfully, I do not think they even have all these kinds of answers. And supposedly, when the dinosaurs died they died from a meteoroid that hit earth! Every 10 billion years it is supposed to hit and on Sept.27.04 is our 10 billionth year, I guess. And right now at this, very second our astronauts are trying to find a way to destroy it! However, if you think it takes 6 months to get to mars, if the meteoroid is on the way it should be near mars and we cannot see it and its supposed to be hotter than the sun I am sure our world would be a lot brighter. So in my opinion if you are obsessed with this whole end of the world thing I suggest you prove your point and show the rest of us the facts of our death date.
Another the same year.
Aright, the world is ending in about 8 months, around December of 2004. There are about 5 comets headed straight for Earth coming toward the South Pole. No one ever knew about this event until they built an observatory in Antarctica and saw that they were coming. They kept this event on the low and they killed the scientists that studied there so the world would not freak out and so the economy would drop drastically. If the whole world knew, people would be running around all over, stealing things, and breaking out of jails etc. I heard this on AM Coast-To-Coast radio program. Its nation wide show on the radio every night so you should listen to it and discover interesting things for yourself.
Actually, the Bible shows that not even the Son knows the date or hour, but that ‘only the Father’ knows. (See Matthew 24:36) Since Nostradamus is not the Father, it becomes obvious that he could not know of any timing secrets, if you believe the Bible. Notice that in verse 13, we are told clearly, what we must do to become saved: endure with faithfulness until the end actually occurs. One cannot simply say, “I believe upon the name of the Lord Jesus!” Words alone mean nothing. Also, John 11:25 show that we need not be overly anxious or fearful of this coming hour, because the faithful ones will be taken care of.
By the way, when the Bible speaks of the “world” passing away, it is not talking about the Earth. Rather, it is talking about the wicked people of the Earth. If you speak of the world’s moral state, you do not speak of the ground and trees, but of the people. Isaiah 45:18 tells us that God did not make the Earth simply to destroy it, but to have it inhabited (by righteous people). Again, a close look at the Bible can bring comfort. 🙂
The Bible says no one will know.
The Bible describes believers as living in a state of expectancy, in a state of tension, between two worlds. We live in the present world, which we know will end, while we look for the world to come with the return of Christ. “So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him” (Matthew 24:44, NIV).
Me? Since it really cannot be predicted I do not believe we will ever know in advance.
What do you believe?