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End of the World Essay

  • Submitted by: helpbaby1
  • on February 20, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 1,029 words

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End of the world?
For many years, there have been many people saying that the world is going to come to an end. Some people use the Aztec calendar others use the Mayan calendar and others use the Bible. Some say they are psychics say that they have had visions that the world is going to come to an end on December 21, 2012. There are many good sources that show us important information to consider on both sides of the issue.
There are many articles that can give you much information about the” end of the world” there is an article called “2012 and counting” by Dr. David Morrison who talks about many different things. For example “Zecharia Sitchin, who writes fiction about the ancient Mesopotamian civilization of Sumer, claimed in several books (e.g., The Twelfth Planet, published in 1976) that he has found and translated Sumerian documents that identify the planet Nibiru, orbiting the Sun every 3600 years. These Sumerian fables include stories of “ancient astronauts” visiting Earth from a civilization of aliens called the Anunnaki. Then Nancy Lieder, a self-declared psychic who claims she is channeling aliens, wrote on her website Zetatalk that the inhabitants of a fictional planet around the star Zeta Reticuli warned her that the Earth was in danger from Planet X or Nibiru. This catastrophe was initially predicted for May 2003, but when nothing happened the doomsday date was recalculated (a standard procedure for doomsdayers) and moved forward to December 2012” (Morrison).  This information just makes people not believe when somebody says that they are psychic. You should have concrete proof about what you put on the internet because many people end up believing it and it’s not right to scare people like that. Understanding the world may be quite complicated and trying to understand what’s going to happen in the world whether it’s now or in a few years is a complete mystery nobody knows that the  information is true. Those are only predictions and everybody may...

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