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Old 05-17-2022, 05:21 PM   #1
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Has Nostradamus predicted this year ?


Hi,

There are few facts, that may have happened. Has Nostradamus predicted this year ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nostradamus

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Old 05-17-2022, 09:08 PM   #2
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Maybe you should ask Psychic Friends Network (wink, wink, nudge nudge)
 
Old 05-17-2022, 10:36 PM   #3
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Nostradamus predicted nothing at all, but he did make an excellent strawberry jam!
 
Old 05-18-2022, 09:48 AM   #4
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Nostradamus' mostly-incoherent writings could be matched up to any historical or present-day event, and thus be said to have "predicted" them.
 
Old 05-18-2022, 10:28 AM   #5
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge's_law_of_headlines

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Betteridge's name became associated with the concept after he discussed it in a February 2009 article, which examined a previous TechCrunch article that carried the headline "Did Last.fm Just Hand Over User Listening Data to the RIAA?" (Schonfeld 2009):

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This story is a great demonstration of my maxim that any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word "no." The reason why journalists use that style of headline is that they know the story is probably bullshit, and donít actually have the sources and facts to back it up, but still want to run it.
A similar observation was made by British newspaper editor Andrew Marr in his 2004 book My Trade, among Marr's suggestions for how a reader should interpret newspaper articles:

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If the headline asks a question, try answering 'no'. Is This the True Face of Britain's Young? (Sensible reader: No.) Have We Found the Cure for AIDS? (No; or you wouldn't have put the question mark in.) Does This Map Provide the Key for Peace? (Probably not.) A headline with a question mark at the end means, in the vast majority of cases, that the story is tendentious or over-sold. It is often a scare story, or an attempt to elevate some run-of-the-mill piece of reporting into a national controversy and, preferably, a national panic. To a busy journalist hunting for real information a question mark means 'don't bother reading this bit'.
:%s/journalist/forum user/

 
Old 05-18-2022, 01:59 PM   #6
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There are few facts, that may have happened.
My question was, based on your statement here, what correlations of facts or occurrences have you noticed which are your points of discussion?
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Has Nostradamus predicted this year ?
Once again, which particular events are you referring too?
 
Old 05-18-2022, 04:09 PM   #7
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My question was, based on your statement here, what correlations of facts or occurrences have you noticed which are your points of discussion?Once again, which particular events are you referring too?
His prediction came to 2023, with picture of war. After could be end of time.

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Nostradamus has been credited with predicting numerous world events including the Great Fire of London, the rise of Adolf Hitler and Napoleon, the John F Kennedy assassination and the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre. Nostradamus also predicted the war sometime this year

Nostradamus does talk about something he calls the final conflagration, fire from the heavens, extinction-level events, two or three, which would probably happen close to 3797, but he does mention several conflagrations before that,” told The Sun.

Shailer also said there is a possible breakout of a Third World War. According to his predictions, if humans get through the Third World War, then we can experience 1000 years of peace, which is known as the Age of Saturn.
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Old 05-18-2022, 04:12 PM   #8
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Nostradamus predicted nothing at all, but he did make an excellent...!
...tv show which probably could have lasted longer than 3 seasons, if some "genius" hadn't decided to involve the christian poison with the aliens, presenting them as supernatural beings. If you're wondering which TV show I'm talking about, it's "First Wave" with Sebastian Spence and Rob LaBelle.
 
Old 05-18-2022, 08:48 PM   #9
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The basic problem with "non-commissioned prophets" such as Nostradamus is that they are never specific. Of course they prophesy "calamitous events," because no other type of event could be considered remotely interesting. But, as to the "where and when and how," they are always vague.

This means that, ex post facto, you can always relate "current events" to whatever they said, and conclude that they had "prophesied" them. But, let's face it: "calamitous events happen all the time." Prominent politicians get killed, wars start, volcanoes erupt, and so on. As long as you stick to these principles and write reasonably well, you might with luck become regarded as "a prophet."
 
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His prediction came to 2023, with picture of war. After could be end of time.
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...3&d=1652908162
Are you saying he painted this picture? Not bad!

BTW, the End of Time (you need to capitalise this properly!) has been copyrighted by Jehovah's witnesses, but I hear they actually stole it from the Mayans.
The ominous moment has come and passed uncountable times...
 
Old 05-24-2022, 11:54 AM   #11
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My kids would grin at this old man ranting on old man musings.

Newer generation like my kids are more to believe in Aldous Huxley predictions than this old timey way of thinking.

One needs to get hip on what the youth are into. Then if Islam, Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Science , etc.......

What doctrine they use for their base predictions. Cuz we know. All have opinions. Like them folks that went Davos Switzerland recently.

Stretch your wings

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Population_Bomb


I've crashed and it don't hurt too bad.
 
Old 05-24-2022, 03:08 PM   #12
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I actually have a book about the Mayan calendar – printed with a suitably-provocative title at the time in 2012 when their calendar was about to "turn over" – which actually turned out to be a very interesting and well-written, even scholarly book about many aspects of both Mayan and other similar ancient cultures. (ISBN: 978-1-4351-3893-3) Of course it talks about their "circular" calendar system, which apparently was actually just intended to turn over and keep going, as apparently it did. But the book also talks about a great deal more ... I enjoyed it very much.

I didn't feel ill-used having bought the book when the world didn't end ... any more than I felt ill-used when my credit card still worked on January 1, 2000, and I therefore had to pay the hotel bill at Zion National Park. (Of course, if the world was going to end, I wanted to already be at Zion.)

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Old 05-26-2022, 04:26 PM   #13
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Are you saying he painted this picture? Not bad!
He did predict world war for 2023. So, one year difference.
 
Old 05-26-2022, 07:26 PM   #14
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Maybe I ought to retire now.
 
Old 05-27-2022, 12:06 PM   #15
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He did predict world war for 2023. So, one year difference.
I predict there will be a flood sometime between 2033-2035. <facepalm> Oh and it will be in late Spring.... on Europa.
 
  


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