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No it's a fake prediction made by editing the post. In order to verify independently go to the post, click on the downward chevron, and click on "View edit history".


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The name PZFeed Ebooks is suggestive that it is a bot running on some kind of Markov chain, which will tell the software what kinds of words are followed by other kinds of words. These are commonly found on Twitter with the "ebooks" suffix in honour of an early notorious one: Horse_ebooks. There is freely available software for making such bots. The idea ...


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The Simpsons creators are eerily good at predicting the future, and in this case both the picture and screen grab of the cartoon are accurate, however mis-attributed. It is not from a 2002 episode, it is from a 2017 video posted to the Simpsons facebook page after Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia. The photograph, as we know, is of President Trump, Saudi King ...


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Summary Yes, one can "ask" a pendulum questions about one's choices in life. But no supernatural prediction of the future is involved. The pendulum operator is determining the "answers" received. Early psychologists made efforts at explaining such phenomena. As humans we are able to fool ourselves about objects answering questions unless careful "...


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de Mesquita is no more able to predict the future reliably than anyone else There are two classes of forecasters: those who don't know and those who don't know they don't know. J K Galbaith What de Mesquita claims is, strictly, not to be able to predict the future, but to predict the outcome of certain classes of events where the outcome is determined by ...


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The English text in the first link seem to be the bloggers own translation of the passage, at least if I understand what he writes correctly. This could very well be a biased translation since the blogger wants to prove that the texts makes a certain prediction. I found a separate English translation of the passage for comparison. The Messiah Texts: Jewish ...


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update: The oldest manuscripts of this prophecy do not mention airplanes or automobiles, according to an email I received from Thomas Anton Reuter, who wrote an article on this subject. (This could concievably be confirmed by a Javanese speaker who clicks the Google Books link below) Reuter stresses that he does not have every single source of the prophecy, ...


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The challenge was that the victory will be 3 to 9 years later. The word in English "soon" doesn't have this meaning but in Arabic it does بِضْعِ سِنِينَ This is a fact that is approved by Arabic linguistics. (I don't think in English there is one word that means "from 3 to 9"). The victory of the Romans happened nine years later in the issus battle: ...


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