The End Of The World Essay

780 Words Mar 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
December 21, 2012 was said to be the end of our days because the Mayan calendar ended on that day. But we are now in February of 2016, three years after that date. So what happened? Why are we still here if the end of the world was supposed to happen a little over three years ago? There is no right answer to these questions, everyone is entitled to their own beliefs and most people will base their decision on the religion that they are practicing. Jews believed that we have been living in the end of times ever since Jesus was born. A lot more people believe that we are living in the end of time since the day the Mayan calendar ended on December 21, 2012. Many movies and television shows portrayed what they believed would happen to end the world. Natural disasters, nuclear disasters that we cause, and many other different portrayals of the end of the world. I believe that there is no such thing as the “end of times”. Hollywood made these movies to make tons of money because it was a current event at the time. But if we were told that the world may end, I believe that people would go on with their normal lives until something happened, just like when December 21, 2012 came along. The Jewish belief was that the coming of Jesus Christ was the start of the “end times”. Jews were then turning to the messiah, the promise of delivery to the Jewish nation is that was prophesied in the Hebrew Bible. “In Biblical Hebrew, the title moshiach was bestowed on somebody who had attained a…

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