The 2012 Doomsday Phenomenon
The 2012 doomsday phenomenon has become the source of widespread popularity around the world in recent years.
This phenomenon includes many different beliefs that surround the fact that cataclysmic events will transpire in the world in the year of 2012 that will transform our world and the life contained in our world in ways that we may have a hard time imagining. Those that study eschatology believe that in December of 2012 an apocalypse will begin. There are many theories surrounding the 2012 doomsday phenomenon. In this guide, you will be introduced to several of those theories.
We have all heard prophecies that surround the end of humanity and the world as we know it. We have heard stories surrounding the Book of Revelations in the Holy Bible that include the Rapture and the rise of the Antichrist. We have heard of the famous predictions issued by Nostradamus. We have even heard from scientists that the world is troubled by greenhouse gases and climate change. However, the Mayan calendar seems to predict its own "Doomsday". It is important to understand that this particular calendar is an actual collaboration of three, distinct calendars. In order to understand the 2012 Doomsday Phenomenon, you must first have an understanding of the calendar itself.
The three components of the Mayan calendar include a religious based calendar, a calendar that is solar based, and the part that is referred to as the "Long Count". While the religious based calendar and the solar based calendar are important, it is the "Long Count" version that is said to measure the length of time between the start of humanity to the end of humanity. The 2012 Doomsday phenomenon has initiated due to the fact that it is on this calendar that the date of December 21st 2012 marks the end of humanity. Of course, it does not really mean that this will occur, but this is the date that the ancient Mayans established as the day that marks the end of humanity.
While there are many beliefs that the world will come to an end, and that humanity will cease to exist, there is scientific evidence that concludes that the earth is due for some changes in the year 2012. The following outlines some realistic events that are set to occur in this year:
1. There are two planets that will be in line with one another. That is the planet of Saturn and the planet of Jupiter. Ironically, these are the two largest planets that are currently in our solar system. While this may seem insignificant, it is important to understand that the sun will be experiencing a pole shift at the same time in which this occurs. As a result, the two planets will create a gravitational pull that will impact the sun during this transition. Scientists believe the sun will experience a "wobble". As a result of the irregular movements, the sun is likely to discharge high levels of CMEs - these elements already have an impact on our ecosystem and even the issue of global warming. Naturally, high levels could result in unfavorable changes on earth.
2. We all know that opposites attract when it comes to magnetic poles. Currently, the sun has a south magnetic pole in line with the North Pole on the earth. It is believed that the gravitational pull of the planets of Saturn and Jupiter may result in a magnetic switch with the sun. If this occurs, the field of magnetism that the earth has could switch 100% in a matter of only a few minutes. This could result in catastrophic events such as floods, earthquakes, and more. In the end, the compasses of today could potentially point south and the sun may rise in the west and actually set in the east which could result in time zone switches.
3. At the time of 11:12 GMT, the Mayans predict that an event referred to as the "Sacred Tree" will occur. This actually happens every 25,800 years. It occurs when the sun experiences a direct alignment with the center of what is called the "Milky Way Galaxy". While this may seem like an event that would not pose too many challenges to mankind and the planet earth as a whole, many do not realize that in the center of the Milky Way there is a massive black hole. When the solar system that we are in lines up with this, we will be in an area that has an extremely strong magnetic pull. It is believed this could enhance the strength of solar flares and potentially even reverse the direction in which the earth spins! The Mayans described this area of the galaxy as: "The place of the dead, transformation, regeneration, and rebirth".
The fact that the ancient Mayans had insight into the future of the world in the year 2012 remains to be one of the world's greatest unsolved mysteries. The fact remains, though, it is expected that the world will experience a high level of ozone depletion, an increase in activity surrounding volcanoes and earthquakes, and drastic changes of the weather patterns of the world. It is in our best interest to research the 2012 Doomsday phenomenon so that we may understand the mysterious future that we may experience. Based on the scientific evidence that we do have, the 2012 Doomsday may be one that we will never forget.
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