'World could be plunged into crisis in 2014': Cambridge expert predicts 'a great event' will determine course of the century
A 'Doomsday' moment will take place in 2014 - and will determine whether the 21st century is full of violence and poverty or will be peaceful and prosperous, according to a Cambridge University professor. In the last 500 years there has been a cataclysmic 'Great Event' of international significance at the start of each century, he claims.
Occurring in the middle of the second decade of each century, they include events which sparked wars, religious conflict and brought peace.
Originally posted by TruthFreedomNow
Haha! Not only are they conspiracy theorists....they lurk amongst us.
Originally posted by notsofunnyguy
I've kind of wondered a bit about the rampant spending angle, and it does fit in with this theory.
What difference does it make if you run up your plastic if you have no intention of ever paying it back?
Spend, baby, SPEND!
what do you think??? oh yea it is from this, link psychology.wikia.com...
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In the late 20th century, Western societies increasingly experienced a process of disengagement, disaffection, or disillusionment with traditional political institutions among their general populations. Falling election participation and declines in other key metrics of social engagement were noted by several observers. For a prominent example, see Robert D. Putnam's Bowling Alone thesis. Those who were most influenced by this period, the so-called "Generation X," are characterized by their cynicism towards traditional institutions and authorities, offering a case example of the context of political disempowerment detailed above.
In that context, a typical individual will tend to be more isolated from the kinds of peer networks that grant access to broad sources of information, and may instinctively distrust any statement or claim made by certain people, media, and other authority-bearing institutions. For some individuals, the consequence may be a tendency to attribute anything bad that happens to the distrusted authority. For example, some people attribute the September 11, 2001 attacks to a conspiracy involving the U.S. government (or disfavored politicians) instead of to Islamic terrorists associated with Al-Qaeda (see 9/11 conspiracy theories.)
Originally posted by Wolf321
They built their bunkers, NOT because they knew, but because like US they were worried about these prophecies and conspiracies.
Originally posted by Emocentric
Are you saying you thinksaid Government creates conspriracies for us?
Originally posted by wcitizen
Yes, the governments are the greatest conspiracy theorists of all time. Most of us couldn't hold a light to their capacity for conspiracy.
Originally posted by ShogunAssassins
If that year comes and goes you are still going to worry about "them" and not take a look at yourself which is pretty sad.