They've been telling us the Mayan Calender predicts the end of the world on December 21, 2012 for years. I don't mean to sound ungrateful. Every day above ground is a blessing. Yet, waking up the morning after the world was supposed to end is kinda anti-climax.
As yesterday wore on uneventfully, a friend in New York said that Obama had called off the end date so everybody could have a chance to take a look over the fiscal cliff. A friend in Chicago reassured me that the banks would not let the world end because we owed them too much money. Heartening thoughts. But maybe we spoke prematurely. I haven't looked out the window yet this morning. Maybe the world did end last night while I was asleep. I sleep pretty hard. I once slept through a fire. When I woke the next morning, my aunt told me the fire trucks had come and gone. so maybe when I look out the window this morning, things won't be as they were when I went to bed last night.
I am 47 years old. I've seen the end of the world come and go a number of times. I still remember drinking the last of our y2k water in March 2000. So what do these doomsday people do the day after their end of the world date? To answer that, maybe we should ask why they project these dates in the first place? What do they get out of it?
I understand that there was an error and it is not 21.12.2012 but was supposed to be 21.12.3012. They are however probing the mistake to confirm if it was typographical or calculations error. Let them figure, while we prepare for our success in 2013.
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I believe doomsday people are attempting to predict the date to show they are from god like it's said in the KJV, Amos 3:7, Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets. When they miss they are so delusional all they do is work to figure out another date.
Then, it also says, "no man knows the hour, only the Father".
We are only told to recognise the season we afre living in, and it certainly fits the end time scenario, as portrayed in scripture.
This day shall come as "a thief in the night", so, it's not about knowing the (exact) time, but to be prepared and ready for the event.
The no man knows the day nor hour relates to when the second messiah manifest as the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in. The instructions to learn the parable of the fig tree does provide a maximum date before the destruction of the world I interpret as 2028.
During the 6 days preceding Passover on his way into Jerusalem Jesus cursed a fig tree which was dead that evening, on his way to the cross he told the weeping girls not to weep for him but for their children and their children and Jerusalem was destroyed abut 40 years later, that's the parable. The budding of it was when Israel became a nation in 1948 and the generation born that year shall not pass away which Psalms 90:10 say is a maximum of 80 years or 2028.
"What do they get out of it?"
I'm not sure, but the Y2K produced a lot of economic activity for those who spent millions to try and prevent catastrophe. Perhaps it's a simple as another economic stimulus.
I recon a lot of books were sold, let alone stockpiling supplies to get through some disaster or another.
It's also entertaining.
I've been an Astrologer for 35+ years, and don't even understand what this supposed "big planetary alignment"is. The end of the Mayan calender is the same as the end of our yearly calender, except theirs was more elaborate and for more years. As far as the planets, we've lived through alignments much closer than this. Not to worry.
Doomsday sayers just go back to figuring out the next date they can convince a few followers that the world will end and start over. A lot of them make money on these predictions, so don't expect them to stop.
But the world really did end and start over. Think back.I thought I felt something when I blinked. It was hat fast.
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