What does the apocalypse even really mean?

Posted: December 17, 2010 in brainstorm, thoughts
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When discussing the apocalypse and how one would respond, people always ask the details of the apocalypse; they want to know if it was nuclear, or electronic, or viral, from an asteroid, from space, or just zombies.   I wonder if it really even matters. “End of the civilization” seems obvious to me.

But then I think about it. One man’s end of the world might be radically different from another man’s imagination.   (Which raises a separate question-post. How many would have to die for there to be  an end to society or law? I am guessing only a third, transportation would break down first. )

So let’s go to the neutral source. As of Dec 17, 2010 Wikipedia’s first line for apocalypse said  “An Apocalypse is a disclosure of something hidden from the majority of mankind in an era dominated by falsehood and misconception, i.e. the veil to be lifted.”  And what does that even mean?

  1. Colton says:

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  2. […] As noted earlier, when discussing the apocalypse, people always want to know what kind of apocalypse it is, because that would matter. […]

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