Predicting the future
Original posting 2009. Updated March 09, 2011.
Numerous attempts have been made to predict the future. This section presents the most recent visions of the future.
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Abrahamic religions. Traditional
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Michel de Nostredame (aka Nostradamus) was a 16th-century French "seer." Nostradamus studied astrology and various "occult" sciences and used those to predict the future. He is best known for The Prophecies, a collection of French quatrains published in 1555. Agnostics have interpolated Nostradamus’ writings as predicting future events that did occur [ e.g., the French revolution, the London fires ].
Agnostics have interpreted the writings of Nostadamus’ and the Mayan calendar as predicting that the world as we know it will end in the year 2012. Other religious forecasts for a better world have all speculated on the universal human desire for a better life. These are skeptical predictions at best!
The forecasts by Nostradamus seemed to be confirmed by other seers,
including Nicolaas van Rensburg, the
famous South African seer who lived 1862 to 1926. At the turn of the 20th
Century Van Rensburg had also predicted the use of electricity, the massacre of
six million Jews, the Chernobyl disaster, the rise and fall of Russia, and the
European Union - in the last two instances accurately describing the flags
before they were designed. Of the third world war, he predicted that
Da Vinci: Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci Da Vinci [ April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519 ] was an Italian polymath, scientist, mathematician, engineer, anatomist, [ anatomical drawings ] painter [ the last supper ], sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer Leonardo is revered for his technological ingenuity. He conceptualized a helicopter, a tank, concentrated solar power, a calculator, the double hull and outlined a rudimentary theory of plate tectonics Biography: Leonardo_da_Vinci
Jules Vernes: a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre. Verne was noted for writing about cosmic, atmospheric, and underwater travel long before air travel and submarines were commonplace and before practical means of space travel had even been devised. biography: Jules_Verne
Villemard, the French artist, in 1910 depicted “Utopie” which provided a glimpse of the future all the way to the year 2000. He painted numerous postcard scenes depicting a future technology or life style, many of which did come true. Wagstaff: 1910 French artistMost recent visions of the future: The visions below make interesting reading and challenge us to step out of our existing belief and value boxes and think differently. Indeed, we are the ones who can make a difference in our own destiny.
Ray Kurzweil: Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a twenty-year track record of accurate predictions. Kurzweil used statistics to predict the speed with which we can expect new technology to change how we live.
Venus Project: Now we have Jacque Fresco, considered by many to be a modern-day Da Vinci. Architect and inventor Fresco plans a new world that will transform the culture of greed, power and making money into managing the world’s resources in an attempt to solve the world problems such as hunger, poverty, wars, fighting for resources and so on.
Below are references related to the New World Order and end of the world prophesies.
You can find more info about secret societies and hidden World Government information by logging on to: [ incomplete list ]
Wikipedia conspiracy: New World OrderCities of the future:
Masdar City: The clean green city
Dubai is city of man made Islands: Information: Dubai
To view predictions of 1910 French artist: Wagstaff: 1910 French artist
Wagstaff Keith, "In 1910, French artist predicted utopia in 2000 with robots and flying machines," The Utopianist, June 23, 2011. Wagstaff: 1910 French artist