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Originally posted by pazcat
I could be wrong but i wonder how many religious people do believe in 2012?, i would think not many or if they do they probably have larger faith based questions.
Originally posted by OmegaPoint
Something IS coming forth which is both very old and very new, of this there can be no doubt. People are beginning to wake up and "get it".
So many misconceptions. But yeah, surely the end of the world as we know it is coming to pass. I would call it the Newtonian Materialist Monist Isolate Consciousness world, and it cann't end soon enough as far as I'm concerned.
But if you wake up some day and find that everyone seems to be in on a type of cosmic joke you just don't get - then you can very afraid at that point. The door will only be open for a time.. and it's opening now.
Originally posted by UmbraSumus
reply to post by X-tal_Phusion
The phenomena in general* is like a mass wrestling with our inevitable demise as a species.
As that idiom goes " Misery loves company ".
" We`re all going to die "
...... yes , but hopefully not all at once
Originally posted by X-tal_Phusion
I've been reading about it for months and I have yet to come across a satisfying answer to this question, "Why do people need to believe that the world is coming to an end (in 2012)?" What unfulfilled need is being satisfied by investing so much time and energy in the end of the world? It's clear to me that people argue about this subject quite passionately. Not only that, but each time a date is set for the end of the world, and it passes without incident, a new date (further into the future; far enough to build suspense but not too far that it dampens a sense of urgency and impending doom) is simply set and the countdown starts all over again.
Why are so many people investing so much time and energy into this? People don't engage in behaviors that aren't rewarding so what's the psychological payoff in convincing oneself (and others) that the world is about to end? Is it just meant to interrupt our monotonous, day-to-day existence or is there something more?
Let me know what you think is behind all of this!