Is The World To End in 2012? The Key Arguments

Certain individuals have begun spreading internet rumors about an impending apocalypse to visit the earth on December 21, 2012. The rumors have caught on like wild fire prompting many people to wonder if they and their family are in any danger. Here are some keys facts to consider if you are worried about the end of the world in 2012.

The first question that comes up when examining this doomsday prediction, is who says the world is going to end on December 21, 2012? Well it has been suggested that the ancient Mayan calendar which well known for its precision “ends” on that date and therefore something must be brewing. Is this powerful evidence for a cataclysm in 2012?

Fortunately, there is not a lot of evidence to support this theory. It is clear that the Mayan calendar runs on a 5000 year cycle meaning that the calendar has already “ended” once before and the world did not end then.

Another common claim of 2012 disaster proponents is that Nostradamus actually predicted the end of the world would occur in 2012. There is no evidence to support this claim either. In fact, Nostradamus did not even mention the year 2012 in any of his writings. This is a myth.

Still, many believe that something will happen in 2012. What exactly do these individuals predict will occur? Some believe that world will end because of a giant galactic collision that will occur in outer space resulting in the destruction of the planet earth.

While it is conceivable that a collision in deep space could occur there is not much evidence to support these claims. While some 2012 experts predict that a large body known as Planet X will collide with earth the mainstream community of astronomers assures us that there is no such planetary body on a collision course with earth.

While we can’t be certain what the motivation behind these 2012 apocalypse people is, you can be certain that money is definitely a motivating factor.

The television specials that have aired on the History Channel discussing the 2012 apocalypse theories make money for the network. And many books have been published by many publishers on this topic. Those books make money for their authors and printers.

In conclusion, I would advise that you be aware of what might be motivating the individuals preaching a doomsday 2012 scenario. These individuals are generally profiting from their own prophecy. Remember, there is in fact very little substance to their claims that earth will be destroyed on December 21, 2012.

Bryan will sleep comfortably on December 20, 2012. He does not subscribe to the 2012 end of the world paranoia. He most recently has talked at length about mayan calendar predictions on his blog.

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