May 21st Doomsday is nearly upon us and the world is waiting anxiously to see if it will end. the fact that it’s coming a week before the UEFA Champions league final between Manchester United and Barcelona FC is just not cricket!
May 21st Doomsday Stories
There’s been a few funny stories from around the world and one that caught my eye was the man from New York who has spent his life savings ahead of the great date! Robert Fitzpatrick, a 60-year-old Staten Island resident, said he spent at least that sum on 1,000 subway-car placards and ads on bus kiosks and subway cars. Read more here on Fox News
Fundamentalist Christians have a long history of searching for clues about when Jesus would return to Earth and bring about the final judgment. For example, in the early 1800s farmer William Miller concluded from a Bible study that the world would end April 23, 1843. We are still here
Many books and movies have been written about the theme of Doomsday and have literally coined it in! According to authors Jim and Barbara Willis in their book “Armageddon Now: The End of the World A to Z”, Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins’ Armageddon-themed “Left Behind” books have sold over 65 million copies and remain one of the best-selling fiction series in print. Kaaching!
May 21st Doomsday – What to expect
So, what should we expect on May 21st Doomsday ? At around 6 p.m. on May 21st 2011 there will be a global earthquake – all over the world. This earthquake will like no other and will be most powerful earthquake in the history of the mankind. We’ve already seen earthquake damage in Japan and now we’ve had one in Lorca, southern Spain. Although it’s quite rare in Spain, Murcia is in a seismic zone. Maybe this was Spain’s personal May 21st Doomsday.
May 21st Doomsday and global warming
Many people around the world, however, believe in an almost-as-scary doomsday scenario: global warming and the effects it will have in this century on the lives of all plant and animal species, including humans.