How to prevent the apocalypse in the 21st century?

1. What do we really need to stop doing?

It is unimaginably difficult to switch to other political, economic and social measures that are nevertheless necessary to continue to live in peace, well-being and reasonable(*) prosperity.

What should we really stop doing:

- colossal amounts of oil, gas and coal are burned every day all over the world. We smoke ourselves out. The atmosphere goes to the buttons. Everyone sees it and knows it, but switching to another way of life is unimaginable;

- the multicultural society leads to general chaos and very dangerous developments. Countries in the Third World are losing their citizens who should build their own countries to make peace, well-being and reasonable prosperity possible for all. In the West, population groups with opposing norms, values ​​and traditions come face to face with each other. Even if only five percent of a group is extremist, fanatic, criminal and/or prone to terrorism, it can disrupt society as a whole;

- in technological society we lose what connects us to others. A harmonious family, the wider family, a neighborhood, village or district where people feel united by a common history, by shared traditions and values ​​accepted by all are the necessary foundations for mental health, for shared responsibility and for safety and security

Which as yet unimaginable political, economic and social measures are absolutely necessary:

- reduce industrial production by 90 percent by producing only what is absolutely necessary;

- making the own region self-sufficient as far as possible (agriculture, animal husbandry, horticulture, crafts, etc.);

- all immigrants from the past sixty years return to their countries of origin to take up their responsibilities there (education, health care, employment).

In fact it comes down to learning to live in our own circle, learning to enjoy the simple everyday things and making a pleasant existence possible together with others. Wouldn't this be a relief?

(*) Reasonable here means that we do not exaggerate. It is about being able to meet vital needs, about consumption that is not at the expense of ecological harmony.

2. How to prevent the Apocalypse?

Recognize that there is only one God and no idols. 

(1) Contemporary idolatry is visible in materialism, consumerism, hypes, idol worship. You can distance yourself from these idols by limiting purchases to the bare minimum. That will reduce industrial pollution by 90 percent.

(2) Obedience to the one true God revealed in the Ten Commandments, all of which are the expression of love for one's neighbor. 

  • This love is selfless and unconditional, so that the elderly can count on good care
  • so that divorce is avoided, because thanks to the unconditional nature of love, an argument can never be found for divorce,
  • so that there is no stealing and wealth is distributed equitably
  • so that violence is never used.

(3) Focusing on family life. We continue to live and work in the vicinity of the people with whom we know we are connected. Movements are limited to the bare minimum, resulting in 90 percent less traffic on land, in the air and at sea.

(4) Recognition of the statement 'male and female created he them' as described in the creation story. This is passed on in education. This does not mean a condemnation of those who deviate from the traditional division of roles, but a confirmation of motherhood and fatherhood that ensures the survival of humanity.

(5) There will be no world government and no union of nations. Each nation is responsible for the land of the ancestors. That is why all immigrants and their children return to their countries of origin. Only those who have lived in the country for at least five generations can stay there. The returned immigrants receive sufficient solidarity support from the countries from which they left.

(6) All the Jews go to Israel and the Muslims withdraw from this country. The temple is being rebuilt. This is an absolute precondition for achieving peace, well-being and prosperity in the Islamic countries. If this requirement of God is not met, the misery in those countries will continue, the Muslims will continue to kill each other and destroy their cultural heritage even more.

Mankind can find the Garden of Eden. The 20th century can be the best century ever if the six guidelines above are followed. Otherwise, we are heading for a man-made apocalypse.

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