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Apocalypse Not: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Worry About End Times

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posted on Aug, 21 2012 @ 01:13 AM
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While it's true that many things have emerged in recent times that were proported as looming disasters... but then fairly fizzled out.... that does not mean that nothing ominous or threatening is going on. Don't be lulled into sleep just yet. Maybe keep one eye open.


There are a couple of significant new developments that show us that these are indeed special times:
-The birth of Israel- on God's timetable.... gone for almost 2000 years, was rebirthed in a day in 1948.
-The nuclear bomb (which interestingly was used around the same timeframe. divine connection?? hmmmm).

Interesting video that sums up recent developments.




posted on Aug, 21 2012 @ 01:47 AM
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There are so many things much worse than death. Being a fake in the eyes of your own maker, for one. Look -- some of my favorite people wrote doom porn for a living, so I'm not complaining. It's just that I read Lovecraft when I was 10 and you are going to have to do a LOT worse than threaten me with bodily "death."

I'm just saying.



posted on Aug, 23 2012 @ 03:53 AM
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Did the math, using 8 billion as world population, and figuring 7% survival rate---that leaves 560 million left alive. Hmmm, close enough for a guide stone in Georgia?



posted on Aug, 23 2012 @ 04:08 AM
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You can not be sure that nothing will happen, because things have happened before. I suppose you all know about past cataclysms, mass extinctions, asteroids, floods etc....
The other way round, you can't be sure that something which is out of our control will happen.
Actually, we do not know.

May I just point out to you that the 2004 tsunami was not predicted by scientists either.
Rational and traditional science is not more anti-error guaranteed than 'intuitive' science.
See the debate about climate changes, the incapacity to predict earthquakes, asteroids etc....not mentioning the fact that scientists just say what their employers tell them to say..sorry for the real independant scientists out here..

So i am afraid we won't know. No one will tell us, guide us, help us. But it is a fact that people all over the world are feeling something, sensing something...but what?

But there are things that are under our control. Economics, finance, markets, these are under our control, and these are not doing fine at all...we need to be alert about this.



posted on Aug, 23 2012 @ 04:12 AM
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I'm pretty sure the point of the matter is:

Anytime anyone predicts or make prophecy regarding something, that is exactly what will NOT happen.
Sure, random cataclysms occur.

No one, however, predicts those except in the broadest of terms.



posted on Aug, 23 2012 @ 05:50 AM
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I would not be quite so confident. There are many false prophets sure, but true prophets are often accused of being false and stoned or ignored--to the peril of the people. For example the seers at Fatima talked about a miracle, the lighting of the sky (northern lights) and another war (World War 2) and all three came true. People did not believe and came to mock therm until they too experienced the Miracle of the Sun.

I am not Protestant, so I do not subscribe to The Rapture or Millenieranism, but St. Faustina was told that she would prepare the world for the Lord's Return. Even the message of Akita is apocalyptic in nature.

The fact is that the world is becoming very confused. No one believe in true or false, right and wrong, good and evil anymore.The only thing that is moral is accepting all opinions and notions as equally valid. Many people are becoming individualistic and putting their feelings above reasoning between truth and falsehood. Corruption is a big problem when people put their own feelings and rationalization above what is morally right. If the Antichrist were to arise in Jerusalem and do miracles, offering prosperity above righteousness and peace above truth people would probably blithely accept it.
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posted on Aug, 23 2012 @ 06:02 AM
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People would and will readily accept any 'miracle', or producer of miracles pretty much without question.

You show this example by citing magical seers at Fatima.
Regardless of whether or not a prediction that was made could be interpreted as being correct, what makes them any more or less than this Antichrist that would also perform miracles?

Essentially anyone that pretends to be holy and just and divine while performing miracles is going to get treated like a saint, or whatever kind of happy nice magical creature or person such a person is called dependent on in what cultural reference it pops up.

Thus, everyone and anyone can be the trickster.
Don't believe the hype.



posted on Aug, 23 2012 @ 06:14 AM
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"When the sun rises on December 22, as it surely will..."


Oh God - not ANOTHER prediction!



posted on Aug, 23 2012 @ 06:19 AM
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I suggest you look into Fatima. It is not so cut and dried. When the Catholic Church authenticates a miracle they are more rigorous than, say, a televangelist. 70,000 people witnessed the miracle, including skeptics who came to mock.

The difference is that the Antichrist will not preach good behavior. He will be lawless and ruthless, but because of his miracle and people's lack of moral discernment he will mislead the world. Many people are becoming like Pharisees, separating what is morally good from what is legal and following the letter of law rather than spirit.



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 09:24 PM
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I do not think people actually crave stories like this but it is instead put into the mind to generate emotion which is then fed off of by certain beings.






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