Synthesis Essay

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Synthesis Essay Different kinds of websites and books argue on the idea of whether the world is going to end in 2012 or not. All of them give reasons to persuade their readers as much as they could. When I went over some of the articles that talk about 2012, I asked, won’t those articles confuse people? Therefore, I have chosen two articles to see their effect over the readers. The first one is by Dr. Dr. Morrison David who is NAI senior scientist who answers a lot of questions that has been asked to NASA about 2012. The second one is by Dr. Archana who talks about different kinds of reasons why the world will end in 2012.
Dr. Archana and Dr. Morrison have different opinions about 2012. Dr. Morrison says there is no evidence which
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She says “The result is enough UV outdoors to crisp your skin in seconds, killing everything it touches.” (Dr. Archana 2) Also, While Dr Archana says the magnetic field occur every 750,000 years, Dr. Morrison says it occur every 400,000 years
Both authors talk about the Mayan calendar, but they explain it in different ways. Dr. Morrison say it is true that the Mayan calendar end in the year of 2012, but it does not predict the end of the world. He says “The main point, however, is that calendars, whether contemporary or ancient, cannot predict the future of our planet or warn of things to happen on a specific date such as 2012” (Morrison 4). In the other side, even though the Maya Calendar end simply just like regular Calendar with no predication of the world ending, Dr. Archana explains the ending of it as a prediction of the world ending by saying, “The Mayan calendar predicts that the earth will end on December 21, 2012. Given that they were pretty close to the mark with the lunar cycle, it’s likely they’ve got the end of the world right as well.” (Dr. Archana 1) Dr. Archana includes the idea of sun storm. According to her, the sun will run out of energy in 2012 and this will destroy all satellites and planets in the galaxy since the presence of sun play big role in keeping every planets and satellites to stay on their own orbit (Dr. Archana 2), but

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