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So a lot of the people i know are freaking out because they believe the world will end in 2012...... I don't agree, what are your guys comment on this?

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craftyv (author)2011-03-25

I'm glad I'm an athiest, think how much angst I save myself.

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lemonie (author)2010-07-24


The Jehovah's witnesses accurately predicted the return of Jesus in 1914 (but you wouldn't notice  that 'cos it's a subtle thing). They ought to have fixed a date for Armageddon by now, but despite the sound and solid infallability of their Bible the best they can do is "any day now", or "fairly soon".
They Mayans have been dead for centuries, why do people think their stuff is better than anyone else's?

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LoneWolf (author)lemonie2010-09-29

Jehovah's witnessess haven't attemted to predict a fixed date for Armageddon because they beleive in the Bible, the Bible says that at this time even Jesus and the angels don't know when armegeddon is going to occur, only god. Jesus also commanded to keep on the watch BECAUSE the end is coming as a theif in the night.

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NachoMahma (author)LoneWolf2010-09-29

.  hmmmmm  If The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit are all one and the same (Holy Trinity), how can He keep secrets from Himself?

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LoneWolf (author)NachoMahma2010-09-29

Jehovah's Witnessess do not believe in the Trinity, in fact, with that reason in mind. It doesn't make sense either that Jesus would pray to himself. Or, since they know that God created Jesus (e.g. it refers to Jesus as the firstborn of creation, the Bible outwrightly states that God created Jesus, and Jesus refers to God as his Father.) it doesn't make since that God would create himself. Also, the Bible states that no human can see God, then how could they see Jesus when he was on earth?

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colorex (author)LoneWolf2011-03-25

You sound like one of them! Are you?

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lemonie (author)LoneWolf2010-09-29


 Yes, it's the things where people are very precise about things that have already happened of little consequence, but vague / ambiguous about the important bits that I was referring to.

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FFVIIBOY (author)2010-07-18

i almost hope so cuz its suposed to hapen December 21, 2012 so on december 20, 2012 im gonna do stuff id probably regret if i lived the next day

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zascecs (author)FFVIIBOY2010-09-30

wait till the 21st, if you see the world getting destroyed, then cause mayhem.

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Saturn V (author)FFVIIBOY2010-09-30

On my calendar I have "December 21, 2012: World Ends" Then I have "December 22, 2012: Everyone sees that the mayans were wrong, and feel stupid for beleving that for a second."

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i dont i got afull life in front of me =] i have a lot of plans i want to acomplish before i die, like meeting my idol shakira=]

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my idol is Yoda..........................................Awesome he is

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acidbass (author)FFVIIBOY2010-07-30

padawan indeed hmmmm hmmm

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id like to meet my idol too, i mean my idol is someone hundred's of people wud want to meet

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caitlinsdad (author)2010-07-18

That is why you take out insurance and hedge your bets. Life is a gamble.

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NachoMahma (author)caitlinsdad2010-07-18

> Life is a gamble.
.  Dumb Yankees. Everyone knows that Life is a highway. Woooo!

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LoneWolf (author)Saturn V2010-09-29

lol...gotta love that movie (and the song of course)

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Saturn V (author)LoneWolf2010-09-30

You gotta love it.... It's a classic!

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depotdevoid (author)2010-07-30

I would direct you to the excellent Skeptoid podcast on this issue, or the equally excellent SkepDic entry. If these debunkotrons don't convince you (or any of the people who are freaking out), I would be quite happy give you $100 now in exchange for you signing a contract to hand over all of your worldly possessions to me on December 24, 2012.

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Kiteman (author)2010-07-19

Does anybody know how to spell that noise you get when you laugh into your coffee, breath in and start choking?

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Goodhart (author)Lithium Rain2010-07-21

I still like: snorrrrrrt !

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2010-07-21

Snort is probably good enough LOL I'll be another crash like the year 2000, right?

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acidbass (author)2010-07-30

everyone thinks that because that is when the mayan calendar ends well my belief is that we as a nation are going to be in soooooooo much crap that we are slowly going to die (the U.S. not the people) and the citizens will become more stupid and we will live in a hellhole so it might seem that the world ended but it really did not........................that or aliens will actually blow the world up after they abduct some people to take to their planet

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zascecs (author)2010-07-27

How could you be so sure anyways? people have been saying that the world is gonna end for years, I think its just a bunch of bullcrap.

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Goodhart (author)zascecs2010-07-27

Look how all the computers CRASHED in 2000 (and that was a SENSIBLE prediction). ;-)

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zascecs (author)Goodhart2010-07-27

It seemed a little too obvious...

...but 2012 is just a guess. Who knew about 9/11?

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Goodhart (author)zascecs2010-07-27

I was teasing about the year 2000, because we had no crash.

2012 is not really a prediction, it is as far as they took their calendar and that was it. People read into it things that aren't there so they can live in a fantasy world....

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zascecs (author)Goodhart2010-07-27

It's good someone noticed about the problem in 2000...

...but who wants 2012 to happen?

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Goodhart (author)zascecs2010-07-27

Yeah, I was forced to stay at work until like 3 am waiting for absolutely nothing to happen to the computer.....but I got paid overtime at least.

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Goodhart (author)zascecs2010-07-27

in the last 23 years I have had 2 or 3 New Years eve to New years days off.....the other 20-21 I have had to work. New Years Day was our day off, and everyone else got to go home New Years day at normal times...I work a second shift that passes midnight. It only works when it falls on the weekend.

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zascecs (author)Goodhart2010-07-28

Well that must really suck...

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Goodhart (author)zascecs2010-07-28

My wife hates it too, not that we go out on that particular night....still.

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Randomguy65 (author)2010-07-27

It is a government trap to get people to freak-out. (Notice the sarcasm)

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HeyJD (author)2010-07-27

All the better to live life happily... Am I not correct!

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nickodemus (author)2010-07-26

"I dunno about everyone else, but I'm still freaking out over the Y2K.
I mean, wouldn't it be great if Y2K wouldn't happen at all?"
-Some gullible sap

Turns out, it didn't. Neither will this.

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lemonie (author)2010-07-24
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Tool Using Animal (author)2010-07-18

I think people who plan for apocalypse are cop-outs who want the external universe to absolve them of responsibility for their lives.

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okay, i didnt get that but sounds like you dont agree =]

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