(NaturalNews) Texas televangelist pastor John Hagee of the Cornerstone Church in San Antonio is warning about the four "blood moon" eclipses that begin today. Three additional blood moon eclipses will be visible in the coming months from North America -- a rare astronomical alignment that has many astronomers extremely excited.
To some, however, the blood moons are a sign of the "End Times" -- or possibly a sign of a transition from one era of human civilization to another. "What is the prophetic significance (of the four blood moons)? Is this the end of the age?" asks John Hagee.
To support the question, he refers people to Acts 2:19-20 where it is stated:
And I will show wonders in Heaven above and signs in the Earth beneath, the sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood before the coming of the great and awesome day of the Lord.
To some, this means the return of Jesus is imminent, and that humankind shall be judged on its actions. (If true, humankind will likely earn an "F" on everything from ethics to spirituality, by the way... and don't expect any extra credit for killing the whales, either.) To most scientists and astronomers, however, the blood moons are merely an interesting confluence of celestial orbits that occur due to Newtonian physics.
"If God wanted to send a message to all of humanity, there are far easier methods than rearranging the orbits of high-mass celestial objects," a University of Texas graduate student told Natural News. "Technically, if God were all-powerful, he could whisper messages into the minds of all humans and animals alike."
Earthquakes and tsunamis seem to be appearing in record numbers recently, and in many ways humanity seems to be on the verge of destroying itself with things like nuclear power (Fukushima disaster) and the threat of nuclear war (between Russia and the United States, possibly starting with conflict in Ukraine).
But there's also something afoot with the People. Across the planet, groups of citizens are rising up against oppression and tyranny. There is a kind of "rising consciousness of revolution" being reflected in Kiev, with Chinese dissidents and with Americans, too. Popular revolts are becoming more common, and revolution is in the air, so to speak.
Modern civilization is unsustainable
Blood Moons or not, human civilization is in the midst of extraordinary change. Many things upon which modern civilization depends are simply not sustainable and must therefore come to an end. Some of the problems and potential catastrophes include:
- Use of fossil water aquifers - Rapid using up of fossil fuels - Global loss of agricultural top soils - Dependence on unsafe nuclear energy - Mass poisoning of the population with heavy metals and toxic chemicals - Increasing food shortages and food price inflation - Systemic global monetary collapse and debt catastrophe - The systemic weaknesses of complex societies - The mass pollution of the world's rivers and oceans - Risk of genetic pollution and crop failures due to GMOs and monoculture - To some, there is belief that rising CO2 levels will cause runaway global warming and destroy human civilization
Any one of these could spell the end of modern civilization as we know it. Most of these issues, if fully expressed to the point of failure, would result in a very large reduction of Earth's current population. Many scenarios would likely result in social chaos which could easily be characterized as an "end times" scenario or possibly "apocalyptic events."
In my view, these are all things we have done to ourselves. Humanity seems determined to destroy itself at all levels: economically, physically and spiritually. And I don't need lunar eclipses to see the warning signs, either: they're obvious every time I read the news or hear Comrade Jay Carney speak on behalf of the White House.
To anyone who is already so blind that they cannot see the destruction of humanity happening all around us, I very much doubt a series of blood moon eclipses are going to suddenly awaken them to reality.
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