posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 09:18 PM
reply to post by LDragonFire
It's not about a "list" - it's about whether a single clearly identifiable
prophecy came true. Because if only one of out of a
came true, that would be evidence enough that such a thing as clairvoyance really does exist.
Not being a Nostradamus fan - meaning simply that I don't spend any time at all reading about his prophecies, real or purported, let alone try to
compare them with current events - I can think of only two or three right now.
What convinced me - quite unexpectedly, I might add - were the one or two quatrains about the French revolution. He is far too specific for it to be
attributed to mere chance. In one instance he mentions the year - 1792 (I think), which was indeed a crucial year, including the introduction of the
"new time" (= Revolutionary calendar) he also mentions - and in the other quatrain, beside describing accurately what we now know really happened
during the royal couple's flight, he actually mentions the - quite uncommon - name of the man who then betrayed them (and describes his occupation)
and the name of the village where they took refuge: Varennes. This tiny village's only claim to fame is precisely the royal couple's stay there,
some 200 years after Nostradamus' death. (Of course, there are in France quite a few villages called Varennes, but none is especially famous for
I remember also being impressed by the one about Franco and his Prime Minister.
As I said, it's not about quantity - it's about the objective quality of a single prediction.
[edit on 16-3-2008 by Vanitas]