In ancient visions biblical writers and races like the Maya all described a particular alignment of the stars and using computer models we can see that this will happen in December this year. On his website Montaigne says that a seven day period, starting on December 21 and ending on December 28, will mark the end of humanity.
The final judgement will see the Earth's poles switch - he's written another book about that - and a new world will be born. Montaigne has previously predicted that the anti-christ would come to Earth on June 6, and has previously claimed that President Barack Obama was Lucifer.
And Montaigne isn't the first person to claim that races like the Maya foresaw the end of days. Ronald Weinland claims that the world will end on June 9 this year. Sadly some people have stopped listening to Weinland so intently after his predictions of Armageddon in , , and failed to come to fruition. Grigori Rasputin, the Russian mystic who died in claimed Jesus would return to Earth on August 23 That also appears not to have been accurate. And all of these predictions about God's second coming also seem to impose a very linear existence on the creator.
Why, after all, would a being who sits outside of our concept of time pick a specific date to snuff out human life on Earth?
Well, we know that the Sun will grow hotter toward the end of its life and eventually expand, consuming the inner planets. That could be as soon as 1 billion years away but a maximum of 5 billion years hence. There's also a good chance that human life could be wiped out by a very large volcano explosion. Such volcanic activity is said to happen roughly ever 50, years.
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In reality, just a handful of computer incidents were reported, most of which were to do with digital clocks displaying the year rather than Author Richard W. The planetary alignment was due trigger a series of natural disasters, kicked off by the disruption of Earth's polar caps. Unfortunately for Richard, following his failed prediction, 'no-one' believed his prophecies again. By attempting to recreate a mini version of the Big Bang, a number of theorists thought it would create black holes which would engulf the earth. One of the most followed predictions of the last few decades, the Mayan Apocalypse was due to come about a few days before Christmas in , as the ancient Mayan calendar came to an end.
December 21st marked the end of the calendar's first "Great Cycle", after 5, years of continuously tracked time.
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The prediction sparked wide-spread panic, and gave rise to a number of bizarre doomsday predictions including alien invasion, giant solar flares and monstrous tidal waves following planetary realignment. Nostradamus isn't known for his cheery prophecies. Most interpreters of the 16th-century physician, astrologer, and prophet say he accurately predicted two world wars, the rise of two antichrists Napoleon and Hitler and even the assassination of John F.
But what of the 21st century? Many fear that his prophecies point to the event that most of the world has been dreading since the end of World War II and the introduction of nuclear weapons: World War III, the modern doomsday or Armageddon. Some say it's right around the corner, and with the events of September 11 still haunting our psyche and the continuing tensions in the Middle East , a new war with global involvement isn't hard to imagine.
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Author David S. Montaigne predicted the next world war would start in in his unambiguously tilted book, "Nostradamus: World War III Although it can be debated that the 57 years previous to were peaceful and a joy to mankind, Montaigne interpreted this quatrain as meaning "progress for fifty-seven years between World War II and World War III. Who would start the war and how? Montaigne pointed the finger at Osama bin Laden who, he said, would continue to stir up anti-American feelings within Islamic nations and mastermind his attacks on the West from Istanbul, Turkey Byzantium :.
Was Montaigne wrong?