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If you believe in conspiracy theories, don't plan anything for September.

Or the rest of the year for that matter.

Why?

Because the world will no longer be here - according to conspiracy theorists.

Yes, you read that correctly. They say the world is going to end next month.

They say this most months, but anyway.

How is this going to happen?

Well, it's all down to a mythical planet, creatively called Planet X or Nibiru.

For years, people have been predicting that the alien planet will collide with the Earth and bring about the end of days.

They also say it has something to do with the American total solar eclipse that will occur on 21 August, which will cast areas of the planet into darkness.

Oh and the Bible is involved too because an apocalypse wouldn't be a real apocalypse if it wasn't biblical.

This theory is known as the Nibiru apocalypse movement and one of its most ardent claimants is convinced that it is going to happen very soon.

David Meade, who is an 'amateur stargazer and Christian numerologist' has been studying the alignments of the stars and specific Bible verses which have lead him to his wild prediction.

He told The Daily Star:

The Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017, is a major – huge – harbinger.

When the eclipse begins on August 21, the sunrise will be dark, just as Isaiah predicts.

The Moon involved is called a black moon.

These occur about every 33 months. In the Bible, the divine name of Elohim appears 33 times in Genesis.

The eclipse will start in Lincoln Beach, Oregon - the 33rd state - and end on the 33rd degree of Charleston, South Carolina.

Such a solar eclipse has not occurred since 1918, which is 99 years - or 33 times three.

Meade believes that Armageddon will begin on September 23 as a great sign from heaven is written about in the Book of Revelations.

This apparently correlates perfectly with the moon appearing at the base of the Virgo constellation.

The arguments against:

At this point why should probably say that the likelihood of this happening is incredibly slim.

The Planet X myth has been in circulation since 1975 and has been routinely prophesied ever since then.

In December, indy100 reported that theorists believed that the world was going to end in that month via this very method.

This ludicrous idea was also touted about in 2003, 2007, 2012 and 2015.

It obviously never happened.

You would think that if an object this big existed in space you'd probably be able to see it with the naked eye and it would have caused havoc for other planets as well.

That's just common sense.

To debunk this theory even more, NASA themselves have stated that there is no evidence of Nibiru.

Don Yeomans, an expert on near-earth objects, wrote in 2012:

There is no credible evidence - telescopic or otherwise - for this object's existence.

There is also no evidence of any kind for its gravitational effects upon bodies in our solar system.

I do however like the name Nibiru. If I ever get a pet goldflish (and I just may do that sometime in early 2013), Nibiru will be at the top of my list.

On the flip side - major organisations telling you everything is OK is exactly what they want you to think.....isn't it?

HT Lad BibleDaily StarNASA

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