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Why It's Unlikely the World Will End on September 23
National Geographic | 2017 Sep 20
No matter how you interpret the latest cosmic signs, history tells us people don’t have the best track record at predicting the apocalypse.
As viral videos and various tabloids tell it, September 23, 2017, will mark the end of an age. Depending on your taste, the date will either bring forth a collision between Earth and a rogue planet or a world-changing celestial alignment that heralds the End of Days.
A word of historical and scientific advice: Don't cancel your plans for the rest of September.
Both space-tinged doomsday prophecies reflect two separate efforts from evangelical Christian groups, neither of which enjoy broad support among Christians. ...
In sum: Nibiru doesn't exist, the skies are anyone's to interpret, and the apocalypse has long been elusive. In all likelihood, we'll see you on September 24.
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One thing you can always say about apocalypse-deniers:
We can be sure that they will never be wrong more than once
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