Is it Time for a New Noah's Ark?
As most people will know, according to the Bible in Genesis, Noah was told by God to build an ark prior to a great flood coming. On this ark he was to save his family and two of all the creatures on Earth.
He followed the instructions that he received and purportedly was successful in saving the lives of his family and the pairs of animals.
Supposedly the flood had been caused by God to cleanse the World.
Stories of a flood though are not just restricted to those that believe in the Bible.
Many places around the World have ancient flood stories. Some of these stories too include a hero that built a boat and saved their families.
These legends have been found written in ancient scripts, not just from the Middle East but also from places such as India.
As we approach December 21, 2012 with its supposedly Maya prediction of the end of the world. Is it possible that there will be another flood?
Should we all now be building arks?
One man in China is taking no chances: he has supposedly spent all his savings on doing just that.
He is not alone though.
Dutch carpenter Johan Huibers, has also built an ark.
Johan built his ark after he dreamt that part of his own country was flooded.
He built his ark to the exact dimensions mentioned in the Book of Genesis, 23 meters high, 29 meters wide and 123 meters long.
Made of Swedish Pine and steel, Johan’s ark weighs 3 tons and could hold 1,500 people.
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It took Johan 2 years to build his ark but perhaps he is not the animal lover that Noah was. Johan has placed plastic animals inside his creation.
Maybe nor he is a believer in the Mayan doomsday theory either.
The ark also contains two theaters and is intended to become a museum.
It is anticipated that the ark will be capable of receiving up to 3,000 visitors a day.
So, flood or no flood, animals or no animals, in this time of financial unrest, perhaps it is Johan’s ark that will be the savior of at least his family.
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