End Times Report & Current Events Jan 16th 2017

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End Times Report & Current Events Jan 16th 2017

Postby merlin » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:07 pm

There are some interesting things happening in the whole right now. With all the scandals and bankers getting caught up. This is all the biggest stories from around the world.

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Re: End Times Report & Current Events Jan 16th 2017

Postby ink » Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:15 pm

While people are saying, "Peace and security," destruction will come upon them suddenly, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.
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Re: End Times Report & Current Events Jan 16th 2017

Postby NaranjaRa » Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:55 am

i don't necessarily subscribe to a particular religious notion of a specific "end times" in regards to prophecy, though i don't know...i do find it all interesting

what i do believe in is science and math. this came out a little over a week ago:
http://www.news.com.au/technology/scien ... ff1e550583
Society could collapse within a decade, ‘mathematical historian’ predicts

SOCIETY could collapse at some point in the 2020s as political turmoil sweeps the Western world.

That’s the grim prediction from a historian who uses mathematics to forecast the path of future history before it happens.

Peter Turchin, a professor at the University of Connecticut’s department of ecology and evolutionary biology, said the next decade would be marked by political turmoil and social unrest.

The academic is the world’s leading advocate of a discipline called cliodynamics, which believes historical events such as the growth and collapse of empires or religions follow clearly definable patterns.

Unfortunately for us, he believes America is facing a grim future which could lead to its downfall.

If the US collapses, it seems likely that Europe and the West will suffer a similar fate.

In an article written late last year and published today on Phys. Org, he wrote: “We should expect many years of political turmoil, peaking in the 2020s.”

“But this is a science-based forecast, not a ‘prophecy’. It’s based on solid social science.”

He threw cold water on the hysterical people who appear to think Drumpf is one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse and said his victory “changes nothing in this equation”.

Basically, we’re doomed no matter who is in power.
Not the most optimistic outlook.

“Our society, like all previous complex societies, is on a rollercoaster,” he added.

“Impersonal social forces bring us to the top; then comes the inevitable plunge.”

He said the turmoil would be driven by a process of “elite overproduction” in which the number of rich, elite people in society grows larger and they become ever more distant from poorer folks.

“Elite overproduction generally leads to more intra-elite competition that gradually undermines the spirit of co-operation, which is followed by ideological polarisation and fragmentation of the political class,” he wrote.

“This happens because the more contenders there are, the more of them end up on the losing side. A large class of disgruntled elite-wannabes, often well-educated and highly capable, has been denied access to elite positions.”

The academic also suggested “the stagnation and decline of living standards and declining fiscal health of the state, resulting from falling state revenues and rising expenses” would bring about a potentially terminal slump.

However, Turchin said that his theories could actually help us escape this grim fate by observing trends and stopping them before they cause problems for society.

“The descent is not inevitable,” he continued.

“Ours is the first society that can perceive how those forces operate, even if dimly.

“This means that we can avoid the worst — perhaps by switching to a less harrowing track, perhaps by redesigning the rollercoaster altogether.”

Original Article: https://phys.org/news/2017-01-social-in ... -lies.html

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