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Message 44131 - Posted: 23 Nov 2010, 21:17:36 UTC - in response to Message 24595.  

It is my hope that the these definitions will help to standardize the terminology so we can clearly discuss the rare precessional alignment that culminates in era-2012.


boooooooring

The milkyway http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milkyway has over 100 billion stars. Now think, and tell me how often one of them will "align" with the "galactic equator". Statisticially, it will happen very often, and nobody has ever seen any special effects of this.

The universe is not on a 2D disk, similar to earth which turned out not be be a disk either. Crossing the "galactic equator" is nothing special. period. If you don't belief me, get youself a simple gravity simulator, and find out yourself.

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Message 44430 - Posted: 29 Nov 2010, 23:17:23 UTC

The next 'doomsday hysteria' is likely to be asteroid Apophis:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99942_Apophis

Despite having been recently declared to be non-threatening, there are still enough old news articles to spin into newer blog posts and 'expert' opinions.

For fun, keep an eye on current impact threats and the Torino Scale:

http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/risk/
http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/torino_scale1.html

The current most threatening asteroid scores a '1' on the Torino scale, with '10' being 'certain doom' and '5' being 'worthy of attention, but probably not a threat'. Apophis made it to a 4 before better data downgraded it, so let's just sit back and wait for 'government cover-up' guys to go crazy with this. :)
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Message 46902 - Posted: 2 Apr 2011, 1:42:26 UTC - in response to Message 34360.  

It was proved that Sitchin's translations were made up. I gotta go find the website where you can actually read the english translations of the Sumerian texts.

Look, end of the world is big business for Coast to Coast, The History Channel etc. Every time the History Channel runs a new Doomsday show they get great ratings. We're obsessed with our own demise. Take it all with a grain of salt.
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Message 50674 - Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 20:51:54 UTC - in response to Message 46902.  

It was proved that Sitchin's translations were made up. I gotta go find the website where you can actually read the english translations of the Sumerian texts.

Look, end of the world is big business for Coast to Coast, The History Channel etc. Every time the History Channel runs a new Doomsday show they get great ratings. We're obsessed with our own demise. Take it all with a grain of salt.


With a truckload of salt.
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