Do you believe in an "End of the World"

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  1. TheDreamMaster The Night He Came Home...

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    Well with the Mayan dates officially have passed, I've been thinking about this topic. A lot of preaching seems to be going on based on the Pope stepping down as being some major sign. As a Christian who has a few differing beliefs, I'm sort of torn on the Biblical apocalypse, especially as Revelation is generally the most disputed book of the Bible as its more or less all speculation and such. of course other religions also have beliefs regarding this so there are those options.

    This doesn't necessarily mean religion either. I honestly could see an asteroid blowing us away in a number of years, nuclear war taking us out, or a mass extinction via disease etc. Thoughts?
     
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  2. Immortalfire In the pale moonlight

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    Jesus will return. That is all I know.
     
  3. Thundercrack85 Registered

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    Well, I believe the Sun is still set to go off, in a few billion years.

    Between nuclear weapons, the advent of super intelligent machines, genetic engineering, anti-matter, and the high possibility of alien life, there are so many ways we could be wiped out.

    You really don't have to look to Bronze Age mythology.
     
  4. Hobgoblin Veritas veritatum

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    Yes the world will end eventually. Humanity will end eventually, probably by our own hand.


    That's all I know.
     
  5. NickNitro Extra Terrestrial

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    I feel every species has its pre determined time on this planet. Does it mean that Humanity develops means to space travel and tera forms on distant planets when the worlds end is near? Who knows.

    All I know is I hope Im long dead before we hit that wall :D
     
  6. bullets bang bang

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    Sooner or later the world is going to end. I think humanity could live on if we colonize other planets.
     
  7. lordofthenerds Not a Goddamn Side-Kick

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    I think our species will die off long before the "end of the world".
     
  8. Soapy Registered

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    Obviously the world will end sometime.

    Also, this:

     
  9. Boy Scout Registered

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    Everything will end eventually. I dunno how long the Earth itself has until we suck it dry of all its resources, but it'll most assuredly be before the sun goes supernova.
     
  10. Doctor Evo Registered

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    Our sun won't "go supernova." It simply isn't large enough.
     
  11. Mad Love The Future of Justice

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    My thought is when it happens, it happens. I'm too busy living to worry about it.
     
  12. Piper Maru Guest

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    The world will end billions of years from now when the sun burns out. And it will be as if there was never an earth, or humans for that matter. Stardust to stardust.
     
  13. Snow Queen 4AF (she/her)

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    Yes. Not in our lifetimes or our children's lifetimes or the lifetimes of their children but one day the planet, or at least the human race, will end when the sun burns out, we run out of resources or we just get wiped out in a freak accident like the dinosaurs, knowing the modern age everyone will be too busy tweeting to run.
     
  14. PyroChamber Not lactose, it's milk!

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    I think that when/if the world does finally end, we'll all be dead way before it happens anyway.
     
  15. Piper Maru Guest

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    Oh we'll definitely be long gone before then.
     
  16. Octoberist point blank

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    I believe in the fall of civilizations due to humans.
     
  17. redmarvel Red, White and Buxom

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    Everything comes to an end eventually.
    Nothing lasts forever.
    Even a diamond will eventually degrade (though it takes millions of years).

    So, yes, one day the End of the World will come. Will humanity still be around? Maybe. We certainly don't seem to be making any progress into spreading into space. All our eggs are still in basket Earth.

    Will we be the cause of the death of our planet? Possibly, we could still blow it to smithereens, but that seems less likely than it once did.

    Will the planet continue it's existence long after the end of humanity? Probably, at this point we're poisoning our air, soil and water so much that cancer and lung problems are common causes of death and illness. This being the case it's disappointing more money isn't being spent on cleaning up this world of ours.
     
  18. Kirmit Big Green Machine.

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    I think by the time the end of the world comes along humans wouldn't have been here for a very long time, IMO we'd of ventured out into the stars having exhausted all this planets resources.
     
  19. cherokeesam SHIELD Director Coulson

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    After watching videos of the meteor crash in Chelyabinsk, Russia, this morning, and the "City-Killer" asteroid just hours from our planet right now, I'm gonna hedge my bets.

    Good night, and good luck. :woot::csad:
     
  20. TheDreamMaster The Night He Came Home...

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    You know I really should have named this "How do you believe the world will end?" instead. Can a mod make this changE?

    And yeah, those meteor videos are scary as hell.
     
  21. Destructus86 Registered

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    Well, as a Christian I don't believe in the world ever ending...
     
  22. Mad Love The Future of Justice

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    That needs further specification. Do you mean the planet not existing anymore? The planet no longer habitable for life? Or no more human life?
     
  23. Destructus86 Registered

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    I think we would make the Earth unlivable long before an asteroid killed us. We continue to toxify the atmosphere and devour resources.
     
  24. Jochimus Autobot Slacker

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    I believe that humankind's reign as the dominant species on Earth is destined to end, one way or another. Odds are by its own doing.

    As for the end of the planet itself, well, I'm more inclined to think that'll happen when the sun finally burns out.
     
  25. Morg Super Moderator

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    It will expand to a gas giant and pretty much toast the earth millions of years from now
     

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