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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    2012 what you think?

    So we are approaching 2012 where we will all die. Well at least according to some.

    The reason why I'm bringing this up is because I find it interesting.

    So this is what I think,

    I don't think anything will happen, I really don't.

    Even if it was all true and the world is really going end on that day then what are we going do about it?

    The poles are going shift the sun is going come in and burn us all to hell. Ok, so even if that is true how can I prevent it? Therefore since I can't prevent it why worry about it?

    Sum it up, I don't think anything will happen, and if it does does it really matter?

    By matter I mean is if your faith is predetermined then what does it matter what happens next since the end result is determined? we might as well just remain ignorant and enjoy the bliss of it.
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    i suspect most of the world will kill itself out of their love for God, then the rest of the world that is left will realized how ****ed up that was and stop doing it. Or it could be more subtle. who knows...
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    LOL you guys can't be serious...

    What's sad is that we've already had a thread covering this. Maybe the world has already ended...
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    you never know...its less than 3 years away now, just wait til 2012, every other thread will be about 2012, then there will be a sticky talking about not to make a thread about 2012 and to just use the official 2012 thread. things are only going to get worse from here on out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dynamo View Post
    things are only going to get worse from here on out.
    Yeah but only because people are going to keep talking about this 2012 crap.

    Looks like WBB will be the first thing to fall victim of the Mayan prophecies!
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    Quote Originally Posted by d'Anconia View Post
    Yeah but only because people are going to keep talking about this 2012 crap.

    Looks like WBB will be the first thing to fall victim of the Mayan prophecies!
    and I Ching and nostradamus....dun dun dun
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    I completely agree with the post of nik... common guys how can it be so true that in 2012 the world is going to end... if its, it could be happening anytime.. Of course if the world ends then what are we suppose to do... nothing! just do your thing and be good.at least now...

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    As far as i know the mayans never said that 2012 was the end of the world. They just stopped their calender there. How long were they supposed to make the calender? Where should they have stopped?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slashkills View Post
    as far as i know the mayans never said that 2012 was the end of the world. They just stopped there calender there. How long were they supposed to make the calender? Where should they have stopped?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slashkills View Post
    As far as i know the mayans never said that 2012 was the end of the world. They just stopped there calender there. How long were they supposed to make the calender? Where should they have stopped?
    Exactly.

    Based on all the research the Mayans did in order to come up with the calendar, it's probably as far out as they could have reasonably gone. There is no text anywhere by the Mayans that predicts the end of the world. They predicted a solar eclipse and transitive Venus in 2012, but not the end of the world. Incidentally, the transitive Venus is supposed to happen in June of 2012, so if the world has ended, why would they have predicted something so rare to occur after the fact?

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    I read that too, I did a bit of resarch on it and this what I found.

    The people saying that it would happen language was extreme and completely crazy.

    The poeple sayng nothing would happen sounded normal.

    Guess we will find out in 2 years uh?
    "It is the soldier, not the reporter who has given us the freedom of the press.
    "It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us the freedom of speech.
    "It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who gives us the freedom to demonstrate.
    "It is the soldier who salutes the flag, who serves beneath the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag, who allows the protester to burn the flag."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nik00117 View Post
    So we are approaching 2012 where we will all die. Well at least according to some.

    The reason why I'm bringing this up is because I find it interesting.

    So this is what I think,

    I don't think anything will happen, I really don't.

    Even if it was all true and the world is really going end on that day then what are we going do about it?

    The poles are going shift the sun is going come in and burn us all to hell. Ok, so even if that is true how can I prevent it? Therefore since I can't prevent it why worry about it?

    Sum it up, I don't think anything will happen, and if it does does it really matter?

    By matter I mean is if your faith is predetermined then what does it matter what happens next since the end result is determined? we might as well just remain ignorant and enjoy the bliss of it.

    i find the topic to be very interesting. do i think it will happen? probably not since there have been so many other dates that they said the world would end and theres also prophecies saying the world will end in 2030, 2060, 2100, and so on. but i do think its interesting to think about and honestly, the human race could use some major catastrophy to straighten it out. as for the science behind it, there is supposed to be a peak in solar flair activity which would account for the under layers of the earth heating up and shifting the poles, but scientist say that this would have to happen over millions of years. a strong enough solar flair could screw up the earths magnetic field and, if large enough, screw up any electricity reliant technology. from a sociological perspective, humanity is getting more and more ^%$#ed up, so maybe it will pop and destroy itself in 2012. i do believe in most prophecies and this one is possible but i think the boy has cried wolf so many times in the past that it kinda takes away from the credibility.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soclydeza View Post
    from a sociological perspective, humanity is getting more and more ^%$#ed up,
    Prove it.
    No seriously, I hear stuff like this all the time with no evidence to back it up. I think we have come a long way and still have a long way to go, but the idea that terrible things are a product of modern society is laughable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Off Road View Post
    The world was predicted to end in 1982 when all the planets aligned...we're still here.
    That's what the aliens that sent Haley's Comet want you to think.
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    I think they are going to use this 2012, thing the same way they used Y2K back in 1999

    people will buy a bunch of crap they don't need in order to feel safe in the imminent doom of 2012.


    In my life i know two things that are infinite, The universe, and human stupidity. I will sit back and watch people go ape **** and ill just laugh.

    if anything happens maybe some new big religious conflict will arise and many people will begin to kill each other in the name of and for the love of their god. Now dont get me wrong when ever i see a bunch of religious people killing each other im a happy guy, i just dont wanna get caught in the crossfire

    to steal a bit from the late great George Carlin
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    I remember my friend swearing up and down the devil would return on June 6th 2006.

    June 6th 2006 I rememeber it cause on June 5th I went to bed thinking "****ing looney" woke up on the 6th looked outside saw the world didn't blow up adn that we didn't have any Devils walking down the street. Turned on the news same thing, and went "****ing looney" again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slashkills View Post
    As far as i know the mayans never said that 2012 was the end of the world. They just stopped their calender there. How long were they supposed to make the calender? Where should they have stopped?
    I was under the impression that it stopped there because they didn't know what would happen next.

    The way I understand it, there isn't supposed to be an apocalypse, just a fundamental change. Not the end of the world, but the end of the world as we know it. Some people have predicted a shift in global consciousness or however you want to say it. Some say positive, some say negative.

    I say it doesn't matter enough to me to have an opinion...but it is some entertaining stuff to read.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigCorey75 View Post
    if anything happens maybe some new big religious conflict will arise and many people will begin to kill each other in the name of and for the love of their god. Now dont get me wrong when ever i see a bunch of religious people killing each other im a happy guy, i just dont wanna get caught in the crossfire

    to steal a bit from the late great George Carlin
    it will go something like this

    "Do you believe in God?"
    "No" bang dead...
    "Do you believe in God"
    "Yes"
    Do you believe in my God"
    "No" bang dead..
    "My God has a bigger dick than your god!!!"

    LOL.. this is something I just don't understand. I'm a Christian, yet I see no need to kill others because they aren't. Hell Jesus stopped one of his followers from opening a can of whoop ass when the guards came and took him.. why the hell would he want us to kill everone who doesn't believe..

    Reminds me of the crazy religious lady in "The Mist".. I remember watching that and the bug didn't sting her then thinking.. oh christ, now she thinks she's the chosen one.. FML


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    Quote Originally Posted by VikingWarlord View Post
    I was under the impression that it stopped there because they didn't know what would happen next.

    The way I understand it, there isn't supposed to be an apocalypse, just a fundamental change. Not the end of the world, but the end of the world as we know it. Some people have predicted a shift in global consciousness or however you want to say it. Some say positive, some say negative.

    I say it doesn't matter enough to me to have an opinion...but it is some entertaining stuff to read.
    maybe that's when the climate change will happen..

    OH NOES!! The Day After Tomorrow comes true??!?!?!?!?!

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    I find it interesting that everyone is taking it literally...I never once thought that the world was going to literally end. The earth is 4.5 billion years old, so it has a pretty good track record for existing and life has been around for about 3.5 billion years so it also has a good track record for existing. As for the mayan calander ending thats fine, its ended many times, if you look into it, its all about cycles and rebirth, nothing really ends in the mayan calender, there are just historic cycles that occur.

    Knowing that, as well as knowing the cycles of the I Ching, I really just see 2012 as a new cycle. The interesting thing is the I Ching and the mayan calender's cycles end on 2012, as in they can't be extrapolated to show the next series of cycles, as one could do for the past 1000 years with the mayan calander and the past 5000 or so years with the I Ching. To me this mean there will, and certainly not abruptly, be a change in thinking, a maturity in society, where hopefully the wars of the past and the complete desolation of certain areas in the world will stop and we will finally start realizing we're all in this together and we will work our way towards a sustainable global utopia (for lack of a better word). Well thats what I hope anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JSully View Post
    LOL.. this is something I just don't understand. I'm a Christian, yet I see no need to kill others because they aren't. Hell Jesus stopped one of his followers from opening a can of whoop ass when the guards came and took him.. why the hell would he want us to kill everone who doesn't believe..

    Reminds me of the crazy religious lady in "The Mist".. I remember watching that and the bug didn't sting her then thinking.. oh christ, now she thinks she's the chosen one.. FML


    lol
    Yeah because you are like the majority of religious people i know, who are reasonable and intelligent enough to understand religion is faith based philosophies that were written by ancient men who had a lot of violence in their hearts.

    Religion has a lot of great teaching, and i believe jesus was a great philosopher whos stories about him over time got so distorted that it destroys a lot of credibility.

    Yet those on the fringes of your religion seem to yell the loudest and make the most noise and make the rest look as backward and ******ed as they are.

    Reasonable people follow religion much the same as a philosophy to live a good life. Delusional lunatics abuse women and children and fly planes into buildings and justify these terrible acts due to religion, when in actuality its people being insane and evil.

    Its that section of religion that could cause a huge issue
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    Quote Originally Posted by VikingWarlord View Post
    I was under the impression that it stopped there because they didn't know what would happen next.

    The way I understand it, there isn't supposed to be an apocalypse, just a fundamental change. Not the end of the world, but the end of the world as we know it. Some people have predicted a shift in global consciousness or however you want to say it. Some say positive, some say negative.

    I say it doesn't matter enough to me to have an opinion...but it is some entertaining stuff to read.
    damn I totally missed this and could've save myself some keyboard pecking...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigCorey75 View Post
    Its that section of religion that could cause a huge issue
    as long as said crazies stay away from me, I'm happy..

    looks like I might need to get my CCW soon though, just in case..
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