Nostradamus

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This is another irrational belief many people have. That somehow he predicted the future based on poems he wrote that were very vague - and people twist them as much as possible to make them fit whatever they want.

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He saw the future the same

He saw the future the same way we see the future, news.

 

I feel many of his big predictions, although did come true, were not as we point them out to be. Like Hitler, People will point to a specific poem and say "It predicted Hitler". It predicted something, but not him. 

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If I remember correctly,

If I remember correctly, didn't he write in a mixture of languages?  I never could quite figure that out.

 

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Susan wrote: If I remember

Susan wrote:

If I remember correctly, didn't he write in a mixture of languages? I never could quite figure that out.

 

He wrote strangly on purpose, so that people were less likely to understand his revelations, and less likely to pin him as a servent of satan or something. 

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If someone showed me a

If someone showed me a nostradamus prophecy and said something is going to happen, and then it actually happened, I would take it into consideration. But so far nothing like that has occured.