Armageddon 2012: End of World Theories and Prophecies Debunked

For centuries, there have been tales of horrific fates for the earth and every living being on it. Prophets throughout history told tales of destruction, armageddon and even great awakenings that were due to occur on December 21st, 2012. The Mayans told the most famous prophecies and were often the reason behind many others. Heres a look at some of the top "End of world theories from 2012".

The Planet X Theory-2012 Debunked

In the year 1995, a woman named Nancy Lieder, claimed that she was given a message by means of an electronic brain implant inside her head. She claimed that the message was from an alien race and warned of the year 2012, the mystery planet X or Nibiru as it is known. She stated that the warning was to the human race and occupants of Earth.

Her warning was that the planet X would create a shift in the Earths poles which would lead to the destruction of it. She also stated that Nibiru is 4 times as big as Earth and that in the year 2003, it would come very close to Earths orbit and cause the pole shift. 2003 passed with no sign of Nibiru though. She later withdrew her statement as a lie of the year 2003 and said it would be in 2010 which also passed with no sign of Nibiru. When her claims landed on the Internet, they spread quickly throughout the nations and many believed it. In fact, NASA conducted its own studies when there was a mysterious "Extra or giant planet" found by telescope some years ago. This was quickly written off however and NASA states that no such planet exists.

Some believers though, said that Nibiru was hiding behind our very own sun and was in fact on a collision course with Earth. They said that it would either come extremely close or even collide with the Earth, and they had linked the date of "December 21st, 2012" as the date of this major event. The same people also said that NASA had been covering it up to keep people calm and that there was even a special NASA telescope that had been tracking Nibiru. Photos of this planet X had emerged throughout the Internet and many of them were photo-shopped or mere optical illusions.

It may not be too far-fetched to believe that there could be a planet "hiding" behind our sun however, it obviously did us no harm in 2012.


Death by blazing solar fire theory- 2012 Debunked

Solar flares have been happening ever since the Earth was first created. The sun goes through cycles of these flares in which are sometimes stronger than others. Every 11 years or so, the sun reaches its solar maximum and solar flares or storms are a bit stronger than the previous years. Some people said that in 2012, which was our next expected solar maximum at the time, the sun would emit solar flares strong enough to scorch the Earth and every thing/person on it.

Scientists did not deny that the solar storms of 2012 would be stronger than the last and could have possibly wiped out some of our power and communications however, there was no evidence to prove that there would be anything strong enough to burn up the Earth and kill everyone.

As we all know, there were no solar bursts that entered our earths atmosphere during 2012; at least not any that caused enough noise to be noticed.


The fight between good and evil: The Christians belief- 2012 Debunked

Armageddon is something that religious followers have spoken of since the beginning of time. According to followers and the bible, there is a great battle to take place between good and evil. This is the time when Christ is also suppose to return to claim his people. For many, this battle is already underway and the Antichrist is already here. Actually, many claims in the bible can be related to real life occurances that are happening today and in the last hundred years. The bible however, does not pinpoint any dates nor does it give specific time lines as to when the battle is suppose to come to an end or Christ’s exact date of return. Many had linked it to the 2012 doomsday event as they expected "Something" to happen during this time.

As far as we all know, Christ did not return to earth and there was no battle during 2012.

Lastly, there were prophecies of an alien invasion, or first world contact, pole shift, new world awekening or as the Mayans put it...a new begining. Some people were diehard believers of these prophecies while others considered them to be nothing more than a hoax or false prophecy.

Unfortunately for those who really believed, none of the prophecies came true. We are all still here to live another day. That's not to say though, that one or all of these prophecies may be awaiting to serve us our fate on another day, another time.

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MysteryPlanet 5 years ago

Great hub man,

December 2012 will come and go much like December 1999 and many other end world notions. however, I am sure that the world will end eventually... Just remember that Y3K is coming! ha ha ha


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daborn7 5 years ago from California Author

Mystery Planet,

Thank you for your comment! I am glad you enjoyed my first hub! I have to say that I agree about 2012 passing without event though, there is always that little bit of mystery that always gets me..Y3K? hehe..yeah..


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Stump Parrish 5 years ago from Don't have a clue, I'm lost.

Why is it that the weakest minds are always convinced they know more than those who study any given subject? Nothing makes some people more of an expert on a subject than having no knowledge of the subject in question? Mystery planet, kudos on the y3k scare. Might as well give them plenty of time to panic. Perhaps we should set up a website to collect donations in an effort to stop this disasterous event.


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Stump Parrish 5 years ago from Don't have a clue, I'm lost.

Why is it that the weakest minds are always convinced they know more than those who study any given subject? Nothing makes some people more of an expert on a subject than having no knowledge of the subject in question? Mystery planet, kudos on the y3k scare. Might as well give them plenty of time to panic. Perhaps we should set up a website to collect donations in an effort to prepare for this disasterous event.


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daborn7 5 years ago from California Author

Stump, it is fear that makes people think that they have more knowledge. Fear controls people like no other...mass hysteria I believe is what they call it when something like this occurs and each person feeds off anothers fear making it all that more real. I would not consider myself to be a weak mind however, I am very open to nearly any possibility. Maybe it is more considered gullible than weak...and I am sure that when the time comes, there will be websites everywhere making money off of the Y3k deal..just like the guy who made hundreds of thousands off contracts to care for animals left behind after the "May 21st rapture."


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Stump Parrish 5 years ago from Don't have a clue, I'm lost.

Perhaps weakminded was the wrong term. What I am referring to is the mentality of those here in my state of SC. This state has consistantly ranked as one of the least educated states in the country. It consistantly amazes me how the majoeirty of people in this state are convinced that they know more about history than the historians, more about science than the scientists, and more about geology than the geologists. These people not only take pride in their lack of education, they seek to keep all the children in this state as ignorant as they are. Our state has a budget surplus and rather than use this money to help education, the majority of people approve of the decision to give companies tax breaks. I strongly suspect that this mentality is an effort to keep their children from learning anything the parents didn't learn. Could this be an attempt to keep from having to answer questions that the parents never learned? If I am right about this I stand behind my weak minded remark. It is a shame that some would rather raise stupid kids than face the possibility of telling their kids they don't know the answer to a question.


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armin7 4 years ago

This is an interesting article. This was the first time that I was exposed to the theory about Nibiru. Although I do not believe the world will end in 2012, these theories definitely do make you think. Thanks for the post. Cheers!


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someonewhoknows 3 years ago from south and west of canada,north of ohio

Stump you seem to be the exception to the rule!

Personally I'd rather not lump whole groups of Individuals as being this or that. My world view is the majority may have certain beliefs and or tendencies due to the many social ties between them but I for one am certainly not so easily swayed by any one viewpoint simply feeling out of place as many people seem to do just to fit in a certain box that is popular rather than obtaining personal knowledge if possible and using uncommon sense.

P.S.

If, I said common sense in this context that would be an oxymoron.

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