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Top 5 Ways to Survive Armageddon

Updated on April 27, 2017

Pack Them There Bags — the End of the World is a-Comin’

12/21/2012 — The Final Day? (Turns out it wasn't... )

Update: 4/27/2017 This piece was originally written in the days leading up to 12/21/2012 -- one of many in a long list of days thought to be the end of the world. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't be prepared. As we approach the 5th anniversary of one doomsday, television's "The Walking Dead" is more popular than ever. Is it because we identify with the potentiality of a civilization-crushing event? North Korea waves its sword in our general direction. Nukes abound. Dirty bombs lurk in the shadows. Who really feels safe anymore?

So, I now submit to you, dear reader, an article written way back in 2012. I still contend my rudimentary survival preparation list has merit. Consider these options put forth by a survivalist layperson. And consider to what extent you're prepared for -- well, whatever happens tomorrow.

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The History Channel’s let the cat out of the bag again. This time, the end of the planet Earth is scheduled to commence December 21, 2012. I’m surprised they haven’t posted a time, and plotted the path of destruction in the same way your favorite weather Barbie or Ken doll demonstrate the storm patterns on a green screen. The Mayans, our pal Nostradamus and even Edgar Cayce (from what I’m told) all said our number’s up on December 21, 2012.

I for one don’t buy it. But, like the advice I give to Atheists, isn’t it better to hedge your bets? For the non-believers, I generally say, “Hey. Better be nice to folks — cause just because you don’t believe in God doesn’t mean He’s not taking notes!” So, this is my way of taking a teaspoon of my own medicine and considering the possibility (remote as it may be) that something very, very bad will happen on December 21, 2012.

My Complete Lack of Qualifications

Let’s get one thing straight. Old Francis J is no expert on survival. I’ve never ponied up my hard-earned money for a survival-training course. Heck, the last time I had any sort of experience with first aid training was in the 8th grade, when I tentatively approached Resusci-Annie, clutching an rubbing alcohol-saturated towel to tenderize her lips before I breathed air into her rubber lungs. Oh yeah – I did manage to get out of New York City on both September 11 and the 2003 Blackout (caught a ride with a co-worker on 9-11 and followed the masses to the Hudson and caught a ferry during the blackout).

Hardly ringing endorsements for my expertise on survival.

However, I have thought a ton on the subject and even researched the topic, so I can opine freely and with some degree of confidence.

The Kirk Recipe for Disaster Survival


1) Go to Where the Disaster Isn’t Fire up your search engines, kiddies, and do a little research. From what I’m hearing, if you live in the United States, you want to get into the center of the country (away from the giant tidal waves that will do more than sweep away your beach ball) and head up a mountain. If I had a little money stashed away, I might consider looking into buying a nice, solid cabin up on a mountain somewhere in the middle of the United States. Look at a map. Figure it out.

2) Water Water is a good thing to have around. Plenty of it. Make sure you have a method of distilling said water supply, just in case you need to — and you will. Boiling the water and collecting the steam is the way to go, from what I hear. Figure out how to do this. Oh yeah, if your survival cabin has a well (strongly recommended), I’d look into a way to get the water out of the earth and into your bucket without electricity — because you better believe that during Armageddon, the power grids are going to go belly up. A shallow well hand pumping system is a good alternative. They usually work for ground water supplies less than 20 feet deep.

3) Food This is a no-brainer — at least, I hope it is. But head out to your local supermarket and clear the shelves of canned goods. Buy some Ramon noodles, too. Them’s good eating when you’re sitting alone playing your 11-thousandth game of Solitaire. But more important than canned goods (eventually they’re going to run out), learn how to cook cockroaches. They’re going to make it — they always do, so you’ll want to learn how to catch, harvest and serve up the nasty little critters. I also suggest learning how to hunt and fish, so the mutant fish and game of the world, such as they will be, might end up on your dinner plate.

4) First Aid Kit Buy one. Make it a big one. Because you are going to hurt yourself up there on the mountain. Chances are good you’ll skin your knee and without proper treatment, you can count on it getting infected. Make sure you’ve got plenty of bottled distilled water and gauze around to clean up those nasty wounds. It’s hard to amputate your own foot, so try to avoid putting yourself in a situation that will make the operation necessary. Keep a first aid manual nearby. It’s going to come in handy.

5) Get Many Books You may find yourself holed up for a long, long time. It’s going to get boring up there. Keep your eye on FreeCycle for folks dumping paperbacks. Collect them and make sure you’ve got plenty of room in your cabin for reading material storage. I’m serious. If you’re the last person on the planet, and everything else is destroyed, you’ll have nothing but time on your hands. Those books will remind you of the world you once knew — and maybe provide a little hope. You’ll need that hope to make it through each day.

6) Bonus Tip: Stay Fertile Hold off on tying those tubes or that snip job. Imagine being the last man on Earth and one day, the last woman shows up. Now imagine having to say, “Sorry. Can’t procreate with you. I had a vasectomy a few years back.” That might not go over so well. As the sole male or female survivor, you’ve got a duty to give birth to new generations of humans, who, after a few thousand years, will blow the place up again!

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      Francis J Kirk 4 years ago from New Jersey

      Aw shucks. We made it.

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      Anton 4 years ago

      ""6) Bonus Tip: Stay Fertile Hold off on tying those tubes or that snip job. Imagine being the last man on Earth and one day, the last woman shows up. Now imagine having to say, “Sorry. Can’t procreate with you. I had a vasectomy a few years back.” That might not go over so well. As the sole male or female survivor, you’ve got a duty to give birth to new generations of humans, who, after a few thousand years, will blow the place up again!"

      lol, seriously? Please, everyone, just stop breeding altogether and live a happy life.

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      rick 4 years ago

      I searched "Ways to Survive December 21, 2012" for a laugh, just to see what crazy crack pot notions people have come up with. As professor Brian Cox said, “Statically December 21 2012 may be significantly detrimental to certain people’s health that believe in this dooms day non sense, because they are that stupid they are more likely to walk in front of a bus or something similar being pre occupied with this ridiculous notion. ” I bet those of you that buy into this premise also were duped with the Jupiter Effect, Y2K bug, or many of the other failed dooms day predictions. My suggestion to you is do some research on real science and not some superstitious deluded nonsense. You can start be reading some literature, or in the case of those of you fixated on December 21 hokum, and not evolved enough to read, listening to some YouTube clips by Professors Brian Cox & Richard Dawkins, Alan Guth, Allan Sandage, Neil de GrasseTyson, Michio Kaku, Brian Greene, Francis Collins or Tribute or Christopher Hitchens. I will be watching and laughing at blogs and columns like this right through to the end of this year and beyond and mock in derision of how misguided and brain washes people living in this modern era can be.

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      JamesT 5 years ago

      i really don't know what'll happen, but i do get the feeling that i have to be prepared for the worst and expect the unexpected.

      i do enjoy watching Doomsday Preppers on National Geographic. gives me ideas on how to prepare for such events.

      i'm 12 and i'm curious about everything. I just wanna live life to the fullest and be ready when I need to be. I've got a family and I love them so much I could die (figuratively). I've got a 3 year old baby sister whom i love so much and i would be totally horrified if anything happened to her. i just wanna do what i can to protect my family no matter what. i admit, i'm such a huge sinner at times, but i swear, i wanna change.

      peace and love to you all :)

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      BlueGadget 5 years ago

      Seriously, if you believe in God and have read his words in the bible you would know that only HE knows when the end of the world will occur. He has said it clear as glass that no man will know the end. So all these so called predictions are just like that lunatic this past year saying it was going to end June 21, 2012.....so be happy and look forward to Christmas Day because we will all be here.

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      Duong chay 5 years ago

      As we knew the earth are more than a million years old, but why we had only 2012 year right. So there might be terrible disaster happened.

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      richy 5 years ago

      like to say to foofy who makes a comment that nothing is going to happen,and calling people names,well he is full of shit and he will get it.you people out there,somthing will happen bad,i have reserged this for years,dont leave this untill its to late,or you will die for shore,if you live in uk like me,get your self in the center of uk on the highest mountain,you will no soon enough when it all happens,first tip,around 11pm 21/12/2012,it will get eary and dead quite.thats the begining.i said all im going so say,to the non belevers,brainless idiots.

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      Frank 5 years ago

          Keep your windows well covered. Do not look out. Light a blessed candle, which will suffice for many days. Pray the rosary. Read spiritual books. Make acts of Spiritual Communion, also acts of love, which are so pleasing to Us. Pray with outstretched arms, or prostrate on the ground, in order that many souls may be saved. Do not go outside the house. Provide yourself with sufficient food. The powers of nature shall be moved and a rain of fire shall make people tremble with fear. Have courage! I am in the midst of you.

          Take care of the animals during these days. I am the Creator and Preserver of all animals as well as man. I shall give you a Few signs beforehand, at which time you should place more food before them. I will preserve the property of the elect, including the animals, for they shall be in need of sustenance afterwards as well. Let no one go across the yard, even to feed the animals--he who steps outside will perish! Cover your windows carefully. My elect shall not see My wrath. Have confidence in Me, and I will be your protection. Your confidence obliges Me to come to your aid.

          The hour of My coming is near! But I will show mercy. A most dreadful punishment will bear witness to the times. My angels, who are to be the executioners of this work, are ready with their pointed swords! They will take special care to annihilate all those who mocked Me and would not believe in My revelations. 

          Hurricanes of fire will pour forth from the clouds and spread over the entire earth! Storms, bad weather, thunderbolts and earthquakes will cover the earth for two days. An uninterrupted rain of fire will take place! It will begin during a very cold night. All this is to prove that God is the Master of Creation. Those who hope in Me, and believe in my words, have nothing to fear because I will not forsake them, nor those who spread My message. No harm will come to those who are in the state of grace and who seek My mother's protection.

          That you may be prepared for these visitations, I will give you the following signs and instructions: The night will be very cold. The wind will roar. After a time, thunderbolts will be heard. Lock all the doors and windows. Talk to no one outside the house. Kneel down before a crucifix, be sorry for your sins, and beg My Mother's protection. Do not look during the earthquake, because the anger of God is holy! Jesus does not want us to behold the anger of God, because God's anger must be contemplated with fear and trembling.

          Those who disregard this advice will be killed instantly. The wind will carry with it poisonous gases which will be diffused over the entire earth. Those who suffer and die innocently will be martyrs and they will be with Me in My Kingdom.

          Satan will triumph! But after three nights, the earthquake and fire will cease. On the following day the sun will shine again. angels will descend from Heaven and will spread the spirit of peace over the earth. A feeling of immeasurable gratitude will take possession of those who survive this terrible ordeal-the impending punishment-with which God has visited the earth since creation. 

          I have chosen souls in other countries too, such as Belgium, Switzerland. Spain, who have received these revelations so that other countries also may be prepared. Pray much during this Holy Year of 1950. Pray the Rosary, but pray it well, so that your prayers may reach Heaven. Soon a more terrible catastrophe shall come upon the entire world, such as never before has been witnessed, a terrible chastisement never before experienced! 

          How unconcerned men are regarding these things! which shall so soon come upon them, contrary to all expectations. How indifferent they are in preparing themselves for these unheard of events, through which they will have to pass so shortly!

          The weight of the Divine balance has reached the earth! The wrath of My Father shall be poured out over the entire world! I am again warning the world through your instrumentality, as I have so often done heretofore.

          The sins of men have multiplied beyond measure: Irreverence in Church, sinful pride committed in sham religious activities, lack of true brotherly love, indecency in dress, especially at summer seasons...The world is filled with iniquity.

          This catastrophe shall come upon the earth like a flash of lightning at which moment the light of the morning sun shall be replaced by black darkness! No one shall leave the house or look out of a window from that moment on. I Myself shall come amidst thunder and lightning. The wicked shall behold My Divine Heart. There shall be great confusion because of this utter darkness in which the entire earth shall be enveloped, and many, many shall die from fear and despair.

          Those who shall fight for My cause shall receive grace from My Divine Heart; and the cry: "WHO IS LIKE UNTO GOD!" shall serve as a means of protection to many. However, many shall burn in the open fields like withered grass! The godless shall be annihilated, so that afterwards the just shall be able to stand afresh.

          On the day, as soon as complete darkness has set in, no one shall leave the house or look from out of the window. The darkness shall last a day and a night, followed by another day and a night, and another day--but on the night following, the stars will shine again, and on the next morning the sun shall rise again, and it will be SPRINGTIME!!

          In the days of darkness, My elect shall not sleep, as did the disciples in the garden of olives. They, shall pray incessantly, and they shall not be disappointed in Me. I shall gather My elect. Hell will believe itself to be in possession of the entire earth, but I shall reclaim it!

          Do you, perhaps, think that I would permit My Father to have such terrible chastisements come upon the world, if the world would turn from iniquity to justice? But because of My great love, these afflictions shall be permitted to come upon man. Although many shall curse Me, yet thousands of souls shall be saved through them. No human understanding can fathom the depth of My love!

          Pray! Pray! I desire your prayers. My Dear Mother Mary, Saint Joseph, Saint Elizabeth, Saint Conrad, Saint Michael. Saint Peter, the Little Therese, Your Holy Angels, shall be your intercessors. Implore their aid! Be courageous soldiers of Christ! At the return of light, let everyone give thanks to the Holy Trinity for Their 

      protection! The devastation shall be very great! But I, Your God, will have purified the earth. I am with you. Have confidence!

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      jackle 5 years ago

      if god dos exist maybe he just letting us to make our own decision to destroy or to save the world we are playing with matches and gasoline its up to us to decide what the earth is going to be in the future of man kind not god....the cards are in our hands just ready to be put down

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      sunaina 5 years ago

      God has created this world and God is only the one who will save us.

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      jackle 5 years ago

      the world will not end who can bleieve this crock of shit its a nother way for the goverment to make easy money they use that storey to mask the killing off people in other countrys....think about it search it up if you dont believe me

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      rick(blastfromus)lang 5 years ago

      one way or another the world is changing for the worst minds-well prepare in the most basic of ways.any man with a family or anyone that he would want to protect for that matter is a fool if he dose not arm himself in one way or another.then water,then food hopefully you have shelter at least to survive the 1st winter living in the northern hemisphere.

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      a.b. 5 years ago

      The world is not coming to an end. But what I gathered in what I been searching ....I strongly believe the government has something to do with these day. They been planning it for the longest time. They want to clean out this generation...and keep this world at peace with new people. I also strongly believe they will cause a disease, making us ill to die. There is nothing you all, or me can do...its too late. Wonder why they have a huge bunker under ground in the Denver airport? And area 51 been hiding for this long. I think they will bomb us with gases in some sort, that has diseases...

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      danny noemy 5 years ago

      the world will never en .......pero la destrucsion vendra......................i mean that a distruction is coming.....and the good paple will be protected by god...........and the bad peaple will die with fire

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      mr.raccoon 5 years ago

      Well?

      Anyone want to bet? I bet 10.000 dollars that 2012 is not the end of the World. If we die, we dont lose anything, right? If we dont, i win money and you win knowledge of how stupid you have been, and maybe start liveing your life, though without the money that you just lost to me.

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      Olivia 5 years ago

      These are great ideas, but if the end of the world comes, I don't think much is gonna save you

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      Himanshu sharma 5 years ago

      all know that earth is destroying on 21 december 2012,but i have a plane.please take this matter carefully.i want to save earth for next generation.please send me a request and u get answer.i am always on facebook.my account name is sharma.sensation@gmail.com.i have 3 reasons why earth end on that dayand also have 1 plan to protect the earth.

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      Urdur 5 years ago

      WOOOOOOHOOOOO!!!! that means i dont't have to buy any christmass presents this year! SCORE!!!

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      ... 5 years ago

      God wouldnt do such things like the end of the world cause all people know god is our saviour and would not let anything happen to us cause why is the earth made if its just goin to be destroyed why god should waste his time if its only goin to be destroyed?God wouldnt do such things like that and even that december 21 2012 is the end,i know god will take good care of us.

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      Tosca 6 years ago

      no matter what happens or doesn't happen in 2012, it makes sense to at least think about how to live without all the support systems of modern society. I would add this to your list: start a vegetable garden or develop good friendships with people who live on the land.

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      bob 6 years ago

      what ever happens we are sure OBAMA will be gone.

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      Survive 2012 6 years ago

      2012 is a harsh reality people are waking up to. Thankfully the proof is already out there...

      Check out The 2012 Survival Guide at http://nowtweet.it/4m2 for a scary wake up call...

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      Chris 6 years ago

      Any one in Sydney Australia. Who wants to start a 2012 servitor. Group for us and there fam? Email me at rickykboyaz@hotmail.com. And we can talk about every thing wat we should do and how but we all need to chip in Ty and god blesz

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      Things are Weird 6 years ago

      I believe it is possible that something is going to happen, just watch Conspirathy Theory and the living bunkers that the government are building right now. Only the rich will have access to them. They are completely self contained. I have started to stock up on canned food etc. It doesn't hurt to be prepared. Maybe nothing will happen I sure hope it doesn't. But I will have as much food and water and coleman stove and fuel just in case.

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      wondering 6 years ago

      That astroid is supposed to either hit us or come so close it knocks us out of orbit either away from the sun so we freeze to death or into the sun so we burn to death. Thats what these scientists have predicted will happen in december 2012. I read pages online where people said we could survive it if we used geothermal like they do in iceland, or live in a submarine in the warmest part of the ocean, or live underground and raise plants with man made light. They also said within so many month the temperature will drop too 100 degrees below freezing but that the tallest trees can survive for thousands of years without the sun because of its slow metabolism and stuff. Hopefully, its a hoax and that the world wont be coming to an end anytime soon, but it wouldnt hurt to be prepared in case one of those survival methods really works. im only 22, I havent gotten to get married or have children yet, and I really hope I get that chance.

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      God will save us... 6 years ago

      I feared for my family after I had watched that history show... I have my mother, father, brother, puppy and I, who is only 11, and I fear the future we all have. I have done some things wrong... But I prayed for God to forgive me, and he did. I had remembered all the things we, human beings, had done wrong; Attempting murder, becoming suicide, putting inappropriate pictures and videos on the T.V. and internet, bulling children, kidnapping, abuses and so on. And all these floods, earthquakes, fires and so on, was God punishing us... And still, we kept doing the wrong things... May God guide you and give you the knowledge needed for him to have mercy on your soul. AMEN. We must all stop these crimes to give God the knowledge that we have had our punishments and learned our lessons. May God be save the ones who had done nothing wrong and believe in him... AMEN. May God be with us.

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      Jesus's Disciple 6 years ago

      You only need one person to survive, to find that one, go here:

      http://end-of-the-world.mobi/jesus-saves/end-of-th...

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      Want to live 6 years ago

      Curious...I'm with you. I have a 3 year old son and my worst fear is to see him suffer. With this prediction, I can do nothing but put my faith in God. To Mike-6 weeks ago...May God guide you and give you the knowledge needed for him to have mercy on your soul. I really don't know what to believe. I pray that God will give us all another chance to become what he wants us to be and to guide all of us to take better care of his earth. May God be with us all.

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      Curious 6 years ago

      I have a 3 year old little girl and an old mother I have to find ways to protect them and myself if this thing happens. I'm telling u being a single mum in 2012 is not looking inviting at all lol

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      nadii 6 years ago

      better start preparing anyway people!!! u don't know...

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      DOM 6 years ago

      Look the origins of the whole 2012 theory is from the Mayans and their long count calender, while I do believe it is entirely possible for something to happen it will only happen because of the course of time and probably not on this aligned date. Also as the person above stated the whole 11:11pm time frame is just a tad neat, along with this however is the fact that it is called a long count CALENDER, meaning that this is just a calender coming to an end. Did anyone reading this hear people yelling and going on about the end of the last year... well this calender is just an extremely long version of our current calender therefore there should not be much to worry about however something happening in 2012 but not necessarily on the 21/12 is always possible.

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      undecisive 6 years ago

      I am 12, and personally, of course I dont want the world to end,but what God does is for the best of the good people. If the world ends, hope that were sleepin, and that its quick. I will be makin my peace with God, when, and if that time comes. Then again, Ive made my peace 2 times, first when we were in a microbust, second when there was an F3, less than a mile away. Basically, what Im tryin to say is.... SHUT UP ABOUT IT!!! WHAT GOD DOES IS WHAT HE DOES!!! nuf sed

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      mike 7 years ago

      Hahaha i live on a mountain. also my plan for if this happens is the way civilization has survived before. have weapons kno how to use them duh. gather supplies yup tht means take wht you need. no on can live alone ud just get really board nd start to go crazy so allow others to join you but chose wisely. make it knon tht ur not to be fuckd wht. yes tht means be ruthless nd cold hearted. do wht you need to do to survive. have a safe place like a camp or a town. um i could go on thn more would kno my plans so ima stop now before i say how u could become the nxt big empire if u wanted. nd to Darian thnk about it if god is out their hes one who likes to watch other suffer the bible is full of wars a who city destroyed men women nd children + all the people out killn in the world today all the wars nd ext. the world is a fucked up place nd thts the way he likes it in god we trust right?

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      Darian 7 years ago

      I think God has the power to stop all this nonsense. But I don't know what to think if the world will end or this is just false.

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      me wuz here 7 years ago

      i ment to say i was undesided

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      me wuz here 7 years ago

      I still am undecises on what is going to happen on 2012. i mean people have thought the world was going to end hundreds of times like in 2002 but im not shure because lately there have been lots more and bigger earth quakes than remembered before there is global warming and the mians have predicted the starts ans ends of many major wars so there might be somthing about to happen.

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      JAMES K. MILLER 7 years ago

      I BELIEVE FROM WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS AND WE NEED PREPARE OUR FAMILY AND LOVED ONES THAT "you NEED TO BELIEVE IN THE MOST HIGH AND HAVE FAITH. DO THESE THINGS IN YOUR HEART, MIND, AND SPIRIT." ALSO, DO WHAT EVER YOU HAVE TO, TO PREPARE AND PROTECT THEM AS MANY MEANS NECESSARY. GOD BLESS EVERYONE WHO READS THIS. MAY GOD BE WITH YOU ALL!!!!!!!!!!

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      samurai 7 years ago

      regardless people are going to get crazy during the last days before the deadline

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      vince 7 years ago

      an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

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      Michael  7 years ago

      I'm with Tabitha, these dates are not the end, GOD is/has/was/always will have the power, and He puts NO date, things still need to be done before life ends not the world get a clue read the Bible. All written in this book. the past has come true, why such doubt God told/tells us these things that are happening PAST/PRESENT/FUTURE

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      2012 beliver 7 years ago

      Watch the colony on discovery its a good show to learn about what to do if something like this were to happen

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      Tim 7 years ago

      I think that it's entirely possible. NO ONE knows for sure that 12-21-12 is the end. Even the scientists who predicted it did just that. They predicted. We all can predict away at it, but in the end there will always be doubt, which still makes the absolute date God had in mind obscure from our view. Plus, the Earth was made in six days, and as we all know, demolition is alot less difficult and time consuming than the construction was.

      With that said, I don't know when the end will happen, or IF it will even happen. Yes, it leaves me feeling a little more suspicious about this date, than any other on the calender, but for all we know, the Mayans could have just gotten tired of creating the calender and just quit at a good point. After all everything has an end, and the Mayans were no exception. Who knows, maybe we'll figure out the next revolutionary technology, maybe the space ships will land, or maybe we'll all just siece to exist. Who knows what'll happen for sure. All I know is that I'll take whatever's dished out on my plate as it comes to me.

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      Brett 7 years ago

      Nothing will happen on December 21st 2012. That is not how the end of the world will happen. It will not end in one day. That is not Gods plan. Besides we are not supposed to know when the time day or hour is. December 21st 2012 is a big scam.

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      thelonelyislandkid 7 years ago

      im back and forth on this subject and i say i don't know what will happpen. i had a dream that my family was on a vacation and we were by the beach and next thing i knew the waves turned to tsunami's and it seemed to almost be swallowing the land then we were trapped in our hotel room and the last thing i remember doing was my cousin screaming and yelling what are we gonna do and then i just looked at her and held my little sister and cousin and just said its the end so we all got down on our knee's and were repenting sounds weird and i woke up with a tear in my eye it really did scare me but i can't predict the futer but whatever happens maybe that's what i'll have to do.

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      Tabatha Bowmaster 7 years ago

      i dont think the end is in 2012. no one knows when its going to end. the only one who knows is God. it will end when God wants it to. I do believe though that its going to end in my life time. people were put on earth to protect and care for animals and the earth, but we messed the whole thing up. this world is in terrible shape because of us. im ashamed to be human. if we dont start doing some major cleaning up, i believe that it will end in my life time. should i be scared. no. i am a good person. i have nothing to fear. not pain, that will pass. not death. and certainitly not the end of the world. why? good people who try not to sin and believe in God will be saved. our spirits will be lifted from our bodys a second before the end of the human population. not the end of the world. end of human population. then all the atheists and sinners will suffer through the end of the world. they will then go to Hell. the world will have been rid of all sin and everything bad. we will all go back to earth, where there will be full peace, and hopefully it stays that way.

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      Michael 7 years ago

      I believe some major disaster will happen, maybe not in my life time but diffently my kids life time, I live in Australia and I am planning with a friend who also has kids to build a underground bunker out west about 6 hours from Sydney and on a mountain which is at least 1300 metres above sea level. We are both hunters and have good knowledge of the area, i know its not going to be cheap but at least i can feel good that i have tried to do something for my family.

      Volcanic eruptions, earthquakes it is all happening too much, something is going to give way.

      I am currently stock piling every pay Water, Food, and ammo

      I believe we can survive a major disaster, with a little planning and the resources we may live to re generate life on Earth.

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      mike 7 years ago

      2012 is not the end game it is a new begining a clensing of our planet. a pole shift her an earth quake there its all to much to comprehand. there is so much talk about the end maybe we should be talking about what life will be like after it happens. will we still hate, will we still let goverment controle us, will we still continue to kill our planet or will we do greater things. the end is not fiction but fact all good things come to an end and the end is near.

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      Ashton Mouton 7 years ago

      I've been researching this subject and have written several articles. There is "something" to this and we all need to be better educated and prepared.

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      Poofy 7 years ago

      2012 is just like Y2K NP youre a idiot, aint shit going to happen. If you believe in people that lived 5,000 years ago predictions on a huge wave, or some other crap they thought might happen, then youre a retard. The end of the world could be tomorrow for all we know. The mother fucking Earth has been around for Billions of years, and has about 4 Billions left till the sun burns its self out, and I know 2012 isnt the last day of the World, and if something does happen, TO FUCKING BAD, we die and new life will go on, not a big fucking deal, we are all going to die anyways, its not like us humans have discovered anything worth trying to save. what do we got? TV, Internet, Hybrids, cell phones, yippy, I can give a fuck less about this 2012 bull shit

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      Savit jack 7 years ago

      so we are 30,000 years ahead and it could happen

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      NP 7 years ago

      Y2K is TOTALLY differnt from DEC 21 2012, Y2K was a man made thing that could happen with computer, DEC 21 2012 is a fact. What we dont know is, What is really going to happend, last time it happend was almost 30,000 years ago

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      Aditya 8 years ago

      We should be together and fight with it

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      Aditrya 8 years ago

      It is helpful

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      Trambo 8 years ago

      Its hard to say what will happen, I think its a 50/50. anything is possible, it all makes sence to a certain level, but at the same time it makes you say WTF?!?, I do agree with getting away from tidal waves, but at the same time it kinda makes you wonder, wouldn't you beable to get a boat and chill out in the ocean, just make sure it can deal with big waves, if you think about it, earth quakes and volcanos cant really affect you out there, it might be a little diffucult to stock up on supplies depending on the size your boat, on the up side as long as you have a fishing pole you'll be set on food. I'm not gonna say I know whats gonna happen cause I dont, but I do know that I will try to prepared just in case, it couldnt hurt, if nothing happens(nock on wood) then right on, you have a bunch of survival gear. but you gotta think, mankind has been Fu$#ing up the planet for sometime now, who knows, maybe earth is tired of it and wants to restart, hopefully we all make it. exept for all the low lives in the world, we could do without them.

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      An Archigirl 8 years ago

      Did we learn nothing from Y2K?;)Great Article-A freind and I were just discussing this very subject yesterday.

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      Anonymous 8 years ago

      May hope be in this world and give us hope that things will be ok.God help us all.

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      LightBody07 8 years ago

      : ) The world will not go through "Armagedon". Some small scale events might accour but nothing of fatal categories. Earth humans will have to understand how spirit works in connection to LVOE, the universe and the Prime Creator. Spiritual eveloution in each human must occour then the collective conscience will be raised to higher frequencies. The greater the number of earth humans that go through this process, the greater the change will be. Begining on 2012 are some of most wonderful changes to come. Literaly you will be able to create what you hold in your mind. So change your mindset-evolve your spirit-evolve your DNA and work with light. Namaste

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      Helen 8 years ago

      I dont know what to believe look at Y2k that was a hoax. I hope and pray that nothing happens its kinda freaky.

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      Larry 8 years ago

      If you wanna know what will really happen visit http://www.2012returnofnibiru.com/

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      jesi 8 years ago

      there has been a time predicted now.. they are saying at exactly 11:11 pm seems a bit funny to me

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      Ivan the Terrible 8 years ago from Madrid

      Interesting hub, but this whole 2012 thing is just another scare tactic to keep our eyes off the prize. Still, the world as we know it, meaning society, could blow itself to bits even if the planet continues to survive. I guess I would be more concerned with what we humans are capable of doing to each other than I am about some old dudes' words being misunderstood.

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      george sebastian 8 years ago

      If you live in New Jersey like I do you will need to get higher than Pennsylvania mountains! While camping in the mountains one summer I found a fossil of shells and mollusks proving that the mountain I was on was actually the bottom of the ocean at one time!

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      issues veritas 8 years ago

      Frances J Kirk,

      Every so often, someone or group is predicting the end of something.

      There was a big survivalist movement in California in the late 1970s' Many people left California for Arizona. In Arizona they built survival retreats. They stopped paying their taxes and they learned to be self sufficient. They made beef jerky, the hid food in nitrogen filled containers and buried them They had generators for electricity and other survival gear. They collected an arsenal of weapons and ammunition and they trained like an armed militia.

      Today, the world is barely tolerable to live in even with all the modern conveniences but to live like the people of the old West doesn't seem worth it.

      The Amish people have a head start on all of us for that kind of survival but they don't believe in violence. So all of their stuff would be up for grabs.

      No one can agree on a calendar much less a prediction in the future.

      I am not saying that you are wrong, I am just apathetic about the subject.

       

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      Anthony Vitale 8 years ago

      Good and useful stuff here J-MAN!

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      Matts88 8 years ago from Canada

      I don't feel it is important to be prepared specifically in 2012, but for natural and man made disasters generally. I believe 2012 is a hoax, and there are so many other disasters ahead of us.... Super Volcanoes: that if erupted would cause a global ice age, Nuclear war: The fallout would cause a global ice age, Asteroids: I believe in the year 2032 we are due for a massive asteroid heading towards Earth that will come extremely close or hit Earth, this will again cause an ice age. (P.S. the ice ages will all occur from dust being kicked up into the atmosphere) But it is important to always be prepared. Good survival information for the general population, many people have no idea how to survive without all the technology we have at our finger tips today.

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      Francis J Kirk 8 years ago from New Jersey

      Anything's possible, my friend. What is it they say, "an ounce of prevention ..."

      It's obviously created enough doubt in my head to inspire me to write on the topic. By the way, you should invite your sister to stay in your cabin -- she'll probably come in handy!

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      Writer Rider 8 years ago

      I don't know. I used to be sceptical but with the way climate is changing and so many prophesies. My sister is a surgeon and even she thinks things are getting weird.