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Impending doomsday officially cancelled!! (probably)

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posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 10:54 AM
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Hmmm, OP,, That does make since.. Good post !
I would hate for something to happen and NOT be at least somewhat prepared ,,

Also,, hey after 10 years of reading this crap, maybe you found out to much,
Then got bought ,, And are now a new gov anti doomsday ......misinformation agent/?




posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 11:01 AM
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I'll wait till December 21, 2012 to make my official judgement on whether on not the end is near.

But still, a very well written post. I'll keep it in mind if December 21 doesn't follow through.




posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 11:14 AM
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Wait till you find out about peak oil.



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 11:32 AM
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You're right until you're wrong.

That said... the only reason anyone would even call the transition we are very clearly passing through "doomsday" is because they've completely forgotten what Death is really all about. Creating opportunity for a renewed Birth. The current human condition is the equivalent to an eggshell... strong in some ways, but fragile in others and destined to shatter in order for life to continue in completely new and unimaginable ways for the being still inside the egg.

Each being must crack open its own shell from within.

I greatly appreciate the effort to clear away doomsday fears. However that doesn't mean that we're still driving on the same track we always have. There is barrier to be crossed and life will continue, but it will look and feel very different from the standard condition we experience now.

Namaste.
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posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 11:42 AM
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Thanks for that post OP, I was just talking to friends about that very subject the other day. It's amusing that even in a thread about the probable lack of an imminent doomsday, people start arguing about when the Mayan calendar ends.
Kind of shows what the site has devolved to.



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 11:50 AM
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Honestly I believe people just want the "glory" of predicting a disaster. Some people cash in, remember Harold Camping? Think about all of the I told you so's there are going to be on here if there is a massive California earthquake on March 7th or 8th? I'm calling it right now... November 7, 2012 there is going to be a terrible disaster, I haven't decided what it is going to be yet... Send me $5 and I will let you in on the secret to stick around past the time...


But seriously, I do love this board and reading all of the information on it, fact based and opinion based. My luck though as soon as I hit send New Madrid will rupture setting off the Yellowstone caldera leading to the TVA controlling the United States and I just look like an ***hole...



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 11:51 AM
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s and f lol i agree completely... people are so gullible.but its the same people that tell you your asleep
and call u sheeple lol

they have 2 realize the people peddling this fear have an agenda.

some of u idiots were convinced that elenin was a frikin star 5 times the size of jupiter that was causing earthquakes when it lined up with other planets????/

wake up.. its the end of the world for someone evryday. and ur end will come soon enough so stop worrying



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 12:31 PM
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This thread is quite the breath of fresh air and that was an enjoyable read, OP.
It's good to see something other than the general fear mongering that is the norm around here. If people want adrenaline rushes, they should go ride a roller coaster instead of making fear mongering end of the world threads to cloud up the forum. The truth is, we could all die at any moment, you need to enjoy life while you have it, surround yourself in happiness, and never give up on your dreams in this small time here. Why, I could die eve before I finish th



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 12:38 PM
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s&f for a very good post. I really enjoyed it and loved the vid. I am one of those that do not believe anything is going to happen because of the Mayan calendar end-of-the-world doomsday scenario.

Some day the world will end. When the sun burns down and becomes a giant red star and swallows the earth. Fortunately, I and all my progeny will have long gone from this mortal coil we call humanity.

But in the meantime I'm gonna enjoy the hell out of my life and do everything I can to make the world we have now a better place for myself and my progeny. I believe in taking care of mine. If others feel the same way then maybe there is a chance for this world to be cleaned up.



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 12:45 PM
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The end of the world is just like business and/or politics, to predict when the end is truly nigh, one needs only to keep an eye on trends... (i.e. Follow the Money).

Let's say, if the end was near, our governments would likely know about it as they have thousands of satellites in orbit as well as roaming the solar system that do nothing but keep an eye on Earth, the Sun, and the rest of our galaxy. We also have agencies that track weather patterns, keep an eye on volcanoes, and even seismic activity.
All of that being known, if the end was to occur, it's a pretty safe bet that one of these agencies would know about it and would inform their government so that they could begin preparing for such an event.

In order to brace themselves for the coming doom, they would begin warring for resources as they would need lots and lots of fuel, water, and food to keep their own nations going. They would need to establish hundreds of emergency (FEMA) facilities to handle the coming chaos and to help keep order from the possible threat of desperate marauders. Nations would go into debt spending themselves into oblivion like there was no tomorrow, with trillions of dollars disappearing without a trace. Redundant agencies that would no longer be necessary in a post-disaster world would be cut; agencies like NASA for instance. Countries would begin stockpiling seeds to ensure that crops could be grown in the event of a disaster. These seeds would be protected by placing them into an ark or large seed bank. Those in-the-know; bankers, Political leaders, celebrities, etc. would begin resigning, or "dying" off, as they prepared for the end, or are assassinated trying to get the word out.

If we begin to see any of this behavior, then we'll know something is up.








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posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 12:49 PM
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Agree, luckily we can always stick our head in the sand if any of those things where to start happening, since then we don´t have to see it and would most probably be safe.



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 12:56 PM
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The world ended at the time of the dinosaurs, and to believe it wont end again is truely denial.

No matter of our technical advances and our early warning systems, sometimes ELE's are unavoidable. One thing i agree on, is the time, its unpredictable.



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 12:57 PM
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Glad you started this thread. Humans adapt to change for sure. I think you are right that there have always been someone predicting the end times to come, and there always will be.

I was going add something but changed my mind


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posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 01:06 PM
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this picture has been circleing facebook lately. I am not a fear mongerer or believe in the mayan doomsday crap whatsoever. However, the statement is this picture is so imcompetant it's hilarious. It doesn't even make sense. Do you think the dozens of mayan specialists and scientists who have figured out how to correalate our dates with theirs never took leap year into consideration, and some kid on facebook did? Give me a break. The leap year thing has no relation to the mayan calender 'ending'. Also the mayan calender predicts no doomsday, December 21st, 2012 is very SIMPLY the end of the 13th b'ak'tun period. C'mon now. We at ATS can do better than that.



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 01:12 PM
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Exactly! The Mayans calender was more accurate than ours and thousands of years in the past without our technology...



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 01:34 PM
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I've never been a big fan of "doomsday scenarios" though I admit I occasionally watch some goofy shows about it...including "Doomsday Preppers"...they make me kinda laugh. After watching a couple episodes, my wife of 23 years and I did have a small discussion about it and came to the agreement that we wouldn't want to be around in a post apocalyptic world anyway...so no prepping gonna happen here!

I think people become obsessed with this thing because they look at the world and feel it's all wrong. They think the only way things are going to change is a complete wipe and re-boot. Maybe they are right....maybe not. Societies and civilizations have risen and fell throughout human existence and will assuredly continue to do so.

For me, the idea of struggling to survive for "the good of the species" is just rubbish...I'm not afraid of the inevitable "dirt nap" we are all eventually going to have to take. If a cataclysm comes...I hope I check out...if not...I will just live day to day until check out time comes...there is nothing more that a person can do. Fear is the little mind killer and I refuse to live in fear.

Eventually...humankind will either evolve into something else or kill itself off...99% of all the species that ever existed on this rock are now extinct. One day, the sun will expand and fill the entire inner solar system and this little blue ball will become a cinder and then be vaporized...it's a looong time away, but nothing lasts forever...



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 01:59 PM
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Oh, I've heard of you.

You're the guy who can see the future.

Nice to meet you. You kind of remind me of those guys that lived next door to the Wright brothers...they laughed when the brothers mentioned building something called "aeroplanes". Said it wasn't possible.

This thread warrants no further wasting of my time.

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posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 02:03 PM
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OP, good post. I'm not one to be taken in by the whole doomsday idea. But I do have to say, hearing about all the different ways for the world to end as we know it on ATS really does help with writers block sometimes.



posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 02:10 PM
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Yet, you warrant this thread being worth your time so much that you not only replied, but then went back and edited your reply to include a story about someone who lived next to the Wright Brothers. (They didn't invent the airplane, by the way, and I hope it doesn't seem like I know everything by me pointing that out, because I don't).

I don't even proffer or suggest to know that the world can't end right now, right this minute. Or even that the world won't end at all, because I feel quite sure it will someday, and say as much in the OP.

I'm merely giving logical reasoning for why Doomsday prognostications are hardly worth believing or relying on for validity. Listen, I've been reading these forums ten years and have seen hundreds of Doomsday threads in that time, all of them promising the end of civilization as we know it within a week, or a month, or a few months, or a year. None of them have panned out.

If that offends your sensibilities, perhaps you might question (or answer): Why?
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posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 02:14 PM
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Well, in answer to your question...Why not?


Perhaps I'm just hoping that the plague of viruses known as the human race will graduate from diapers...either that, or that we'll all finally die. Whatever brings peace first.
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