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When do you think the world will end?

7 Answers
And how? - I would like a mix of both scientific and religious answers please!
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It depends on what you mean by "end"
In about 4 billion years from now the sun will become a red giant star and will swell out to engulf the inner planets. The earth probably won't be destroyed but will be scorched to a cinder and the oceans will be boiled away.
In the "short" term there are plenty of catastrophes which can befall the planet. An asteroid could hit the earth tomorrow or in 1000 years time and cause mass extinction.
Major volcanic eruptions could cause a global winter due to the volume of dust ejected into the atmosphere. This would prevent crops from growing naturally in the fields.
As regards a religious end to the world, well we can only speculate. Is there a God? Did he create the world? Would he want to destroy it? This is "angels on the point of a pin" territory to which we can't possibly provide answers.

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S

I believe that life as we know it will end but that there will be a renewing or a rebirth. I believe what the Bible says about the Earth being destroyed by fire. There are multiple catastrophic events that I believe will lead to the destruction on the Earth. Natural disasters will continue to increase. I believe that there will be some sort of natural disaster that will come from space--perhaps solar flares or meteorites. And finally, there will be war. This is where most of the destruction, I believe, will come from. The Bible has a lot to say about the "refiner's fire" and how fire purifies. Precious metals are purified by fire and I believe the Earth will be too. Jesus will come back and make all things new. I believe that this Earth will not cease to exist but will be regenerated. Paul talks about how all of creation groans and waits for the appearance of the sons of God (Romans 8). The Kingdom of Heaven is being advanced upon this Earth. When Jesus walked on the Earth He said that the Kingdom of Heaven was at hand. Those who have the Holy Spirit of God living within them are partnering with God to fulfill the Lord's prayer, "...Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done, On Earth As It Is In Heaven..." There we see the will of God! For it to be on Earth as it is in heaven. Therefore, all that is under the curse and is evil must be destroyed. Then this Earth will be like it is in Heaven where there are no more tears or pain or death. And as for when this will happen--I believe it will likely be in my lifetime or soon after (I'm 33). We can already see the signs of the prophecies of the end-times being fulfilled in multiple ways.

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W

First you must make a difference between the end of the world and the end of human mankind.

The end of human mankind will be done by our own destructiveness.
Sooner or later there will be a stupid politician who kills everybody with some kind of super wapon or there will be a mistake by a researcher who invents some kind of virus.

The end of the world will be a different kind of stuff.
I think there can only be 2 ways this can happen.
1. A meteor will collide and the world will split
2. The world will be sucked up by a black-hole

One thing is for sure, human mankind will end sooner than the world itself.

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S

This is a two part question - when will human life end and when will the world end. Human life has a lot of potential, and I think it will survive for a couple million years. As for the world, when the sun explodes into a red giant and becomes the size of the whole solar system, the world will end. You have to consider, though, that there are an infinite amount of universes, and at any given point in time, at least on universe is ending.

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A

Well the world will end when it has to end , we cant be suer about its end . people think that it will end in 2012 but i dont think , it will end any time near soon , well we all can predict that when it is going to end. but all those predictions never come true. so well we cant ever be so suer about it. that when is it going to end. :D

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T

The end comes when we die. None of us know when that will happen. If I wanted to know, I might try my local psychic reader, but I am not interested!

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C

World will end after everyone don't want live in the world anymore :). This is trully God Mistery

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