2012 Doomsday Prophecies

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Richard King
July 31, 2011
Professor Fleming
English 103

2012 Doomsday Prophecies

In recent history the public has been bombarded with threats of an end of the world event that is due to arrive on December 21, 2012. We hear about the possibility of a cataclysmic event occurring on that day on the radio, on the television, in books, and in every media outlet available. But the pages of history are riddled with these 'Doomsday' prophecies that always seem to come and go uneventfully. Is this another hyped-up doomsday prophecy? Or is there more to it than just fear-mongering sensationalism? I myself fell victim to the Y2K doomsday prophecy. I listened to all the doomsayers about how on New Year's Eve in 2000 that the whole world would fly into chaos because none of our phones would work, our computers would shut down and satellites would fall from the sky. I bought 55 gallon water drums, stocked up my pantry with tons and tons of canned vegetables, and stockpiled lots and lots of ammunition. I owned a cattle ranch at the time and had horses and cattle so I felt that I had prepared myself for any foreseeable Y2K doomsday scenario. But of course Y2K came and went without a hitch and I was forced to eat canned vegetables for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for the next 5 years, lol.

And now we are faced with yet another doomsday prophecy, a prophecy that is 26,000 years in the making. A doomsday prophecy that is tied to the end of the Mesoamerican Calendar, Nostradamus predictions, and Biblical predictions. This prophecy of an end of the world event occurring on December 21, 2012 seems to be building some steam. More and more information is surfacing about this potential cataclysmic event that we are expected to witness in the near future, and it seems that we can't change the channel on our televisions or log onto our computers without seeing some warning about our impending doom. Ever since agents Fox and Mulder warned us of the impending doom Earth could face in the last X-Files episode ten years ago we have been bracing ourselves for a cataclysmic event to occur during the Winter solstice on December 21, 2012. So how much of what we are being force fed about our newest doomsday prophecy is true, and how much is fabrication?

To understand the 2012 doomsday truth one must research the Mayan Calendar as well as the Mayan people to determine what their message is to us. Does their calendar end on December 21, 2012 because the end of the world ends on that day? Or does their calendar end on that day uneventfully and then begin again the following morning? Next you would want to delve into the predictions of the most famous prophet the world has ever known; Nostradamus. Searching to find out what the renowned French prophet had to say about the possibility of a 2012 doomsday event is a paramount neccessity. Also one would want to research astral prophecies that speak of doomsday scenarios that have impacted our planet over the ages. One of these prior astral impacts is the Chicxulub, Mexico meteor that is given responsibility for the extinction of the dinosaurs. But what does the history of our planet have to say about any potential destructive forces that could occur in 2012? Are there biblical codes, predictions, or records of any 2012 planetary destruction that foretell of a great cataclysmic event occurring next year? Let the search begin.

Mayan Predictions:
Much of the information that we know about the Mayans culture has only recently been brought to light. Much of their culture was wiped out by the Spaniards, and much of it covered by rain forest growth covering their civilizations. And once their civilizations were rediscovered it took decades for archeologist to begin deciphering the Mayans hieroglyphic style of writing. It was only during this recent past that the accuracy of the Mayan Long Count Calendar has been discovered. The Mayan Long Count Calendar was designed to...
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