Will the world end on Dec. 21? Officials say no

A Mayan calender which many say predicts the end of the world

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the end of the world, most of it around the date Dec. 21, 2012.

However, experts are saying it’s best to still do your Christmas shopping as an apocalypse is not going to happen.

There is no evidence that Earth will be destroyed by a solar flare that day and scientists have not detected any planets likely to break Earth’s orbit and bump against us. Those in the know are also saying that the end of the Mayan calendar does not portend any disaster.

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34 Comments

  1. I am a fool
    December 21, 2012

    Believing the world was coming to an end, yesterday I told my boss where to go. He fired me and the world did not end.

    Look trouble!!!

  2. willis dew
    December 20, 2012

    Departing now jesus was on his way from the temple but his disciples approached to show him the buildings of the temple in response he said to them do you not behold all these things? truly i say to you by no means will a stone be left here upon a stone and not be thrown down. while he was sitting upon the mount of olives the disciples approached him privately saying tell us when will these things be and what will be the sign of your presence and of the conclusion of the system of things and in answer jesus said to them:LOOK out that nobody misleads you; For many will come on the basis of my name saying i am the christ and will mislead many. You are going to hear of wars and reports of wars see that you are not terrified for these things must take place but the end is not yet. matt 24:1-6

  3. STUPES
    December 20, 2012

    BORINGGGGGGGGGG

  4. gossie gander
    December 20, 2012

    Very foolish question. The world cannot end.

  5. natureislandguy
    December 20, 2012

    Maybe not the world but Dominica’s Tourist Trade
    I was told yesterday by American Airline employees that American Eagle flights to Dominica stop on 31st March 2013. What will we have then Liat with their poor service and non existent customer service. I had been trying to book an return flight San Juan to Dominica next June and after many excuses They admitted no flights to Dominica after I st April 2013. What stay over tourists will be here then

    • The truth
      December 21, 2012

      Jet blue fly to Barbados from ny. Get on a jet blue flight then! What you moaning about? It even closer to home! Kmt

  6. A Voice
    December 20, 2012

    Doh worry, it will come when all you least expecting…

  7. RDD
    December 20, 2012

    Real DNO? Really? This is what you consider to be news and to be important. I’m done, I can’t….smh

  8. God's way
    December 20, 2012

    No man knows the day or the hour the Son of man shall come.

  9. December 20, 2012

    The Bible speaks about the end of times–and this “end” is not about “foundation”–meaning the earth and its basic aspects of survival—for Jesus would not have said: “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth”.

    However a cosmic reaction will be effected; for in the Book of Revelation, the apostle John sees the approach of New Earth along with the New City—Jerusalem. But only after he spoke about the days of the Great Tribulation, and that period of time would have lasted for a very long time, except that Jesus said: “The days will be shortened for the sake of God`s elect“.

    This means that this earth will be cleansed or consecrated—not destroyed. There is evidence of this truth all over in the Holy Bible—which is God’s message of Life for those who have chosen Life by faith in Jesus Christ. People cannot know these things if they do not know God`s Word in the Holy Bible.

    The “world” in question is people–“human beings“ who continue to exist with the state of mind; that which “cannot respond” to the “laws” of the “Living God” of Love in Spirit and in Truth–hence God does not know those people, as they exist solely in the flesh, Him being the God of Spirit. For they are wicked, evil, corrupt, plagued with self pride and pomposity, among other sinful ways–all of which are the attitude and conducts that the Holy God cannot tolerate. Without Jesus Christ as our intermediate—just like Moses was to the ancient Israelites—most of who still exist today would not be here. This means that Jesus is our shield to the Holiness of God—that is why He says: “No one can come to the Father but by Me.`

    If God does not know a person, it means that He is not connected to him or her by `the Power of Holy Spirit, through conscience. But that cosmic reaction will affect people’s conscience to begin with. And so the conscience which is not connected to Life, are of those who will know the torments and torture of existence, in their mind, until all those such human beings, dead to God both in body and soul, will be destroyed—meaning completely lost from the guidance of God and His Love, which is the ways of Life—but found in the pain and sufferings of death forevermore.

    There is probably no “special day“ to look to as the end of the world –wickedness, evil, and sinfulness. People should know it by what is taking place in their minds—so to choose to either live or die—the time of choice is now. The process of change is gradual throughout the world (people`s conscience) –it has been in process long before December 21, 2012; and that process will continue beyond that day—don not be fooled by the wisdom and philosophy of man—human beings who are just like yourself.

  10. 2Cute
    December 20, 2012

    THATS WHAT WAS SAID AT THE END OF 2011 ! AS THE LORD PRAYER SAID ……..”WORLD WITHOUT END , AMEN .

    • @#$
      December 21, 2012

      KEEP TELLING YOUR SELF THAT!
      WHAT EVER MAKES YOU SLEEP AT NIGHT!

  11. ROSEAU VALLEY
    December 20, 2012

    As a child born into a deeply religious family, Christian society, a product of Catholic school and a student of the bible, I take refuge in the promise that no man knows the hour and the saviour shall come back like a thief in the night.

    Even those who may wish to dismiss religion in lieu of science, the experts have said that there is no scientific evidence of this nonsense.

    Some would like to have a great end of world party. Others would like to see the end of some serious cases that are languishing before the courts in Dominica including;
    – PM’s dual citizenship/foreign allegiance case;
    – Lawyer’s 44 criminal counts and the pending judicial review
    – Senior police shooting case;
    – Illegal election of President case
    – IPO case etc

    Some would like to see the that we first get Voter ID, the emergence of a solid united opposition to the DLP and the eventual fall of the government but above all we should all repent of our sins and wrong doings, come clean before man and God, including the one who is typing this message, pastors, priest, monsignor and bishops who support evil and corruption in preparation for the coming of the lord- whenever that will be.

    Have a wonderful holidays all

    Respectfully
    Roseau valley

    • Cant't Find a Job
      December 20, 2012

      You and your evil uwp who have brought hatred and division to Dominica need to repent

      But Bondiuex where did you get these people called united workers party…why are you all so angry, vexacious,hate-filled and evil.

      They always so political

    • REALLY?
      December 20, 2012

      Good Start, Crap ending!

      • ROSEAU VALLEY
        December 20, 2012

        I know…But lighten up! Just had to squeeze that in for the fun of it as the whole thing is such a joke and before the end of the orld, Dominicans want some justice in the above matters. Relax, Don’t take everything so seriously.

        Have some fun, Happy holidays
        Respectfuly
        Roseau valley

  12. Frenz
    December 20, 2012

    The hypocrite Christians can answer the question since they claim to have a personal relationship with god.

    • Shame
      December 20, 2012

      Your ignorance speaks volume. If you ever read the bible you’ll clearly see it states NO MAN KNOWS WHEN THE END WILL COME!!

    • @#$%
      December 21, 2012

      I COMPLETELY AGREE!
      RIGHT ON MY BROTHER!

  13. budman
    December 20, 2012

    who are the experts that they refer to int he article? and an expert at what? predicting an apocalypse? they had years of training and experience in this field? lol

  14. CHRISTIAN ALWAYS
    December 20, 2012

    when we say the our father prayer we end it with world without end, amen and the bible gave alot of indications that certain things will happen before jesus come to destroy evil….
    for people to say world ending is simply people with no faith in the bible…

    man will die but this world is there forever and ever

  15. Pangirl
    December 20, 2012

    Well if the world is gonna end tomorrow, there should be a huge end of world party with a big pot of fish water. Nice way to end your life, with a full stomach. :-D

  16. really lol ?
    December 20, 2012

    tell those scientist and Mayans and all who want to predict stop try to god work for him , he got it covered……….but then again he said he will make fool out of all of them ……..

    • CHRISTIAN ALWAYS
      December 20, 2012

      mayans used to worship the sun and had blood sacrifice, things which were contrary to the bible teachings yet people want to believe in their beliefs

      • Reader
        December 20, 2012

        Yeah … the same bible the white man gave me and whose teachings we were all forced to accept!

      • Muslim_Always
        December 21, 2012

        You and the Mayans do not have much of a difference.

        They worship the sun you worship the son.

        They believe in purity from sacrificing innocent blood, Christians believe that God sacrificed himself on a cross.

        Both religions are lunatics.

      • CHRISTIAN ALWAYS
        December 21, 2012

        @reader, well if you think the bible was given by the whiteman then youhave the choice to not or believe in it…
        through time we have learnt that the bible was sort to be destroyed by different satanic groups but it still manage to make it’s way in our life.god protected..
        do what you want rasist

      • BRAIN DAMAGE
        December 22, 2012

        Mossslemm, Jesus said, “Get thee behind me Satan”

  17. SMA 88
    December 20, 2012

    No man knows the day or the hour but i would rather be ready and they are wrong than not ready and they are correct.

    • budman
      December 20, 2012

      doesn’t a suicide victim have a reasonably good idea of the hour?

  18. Marlpardee
    December 20, 2012

    All u not hearing jesus will come like a thief in the night! We do not know the hour. So tell the fools to stop taking notes from satan.

    • somewhere in da USA
      December 20, 2012

      amen

      • rescue 911
        December 20, 2012

        and they even saying officials say we.like the officials will even know when god coming (people really belive the men and women with education have more wisdom than the others.smh)

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