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Is it time for a new calendar?

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  1. Salty

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    No calendar will work because the universe is not that precise and human measurements are not that precise. Leap year adds an extra day as an adjustment but there is still some extra time that is going to have to be accounted for sometime if people want precision. The calendar we have now is okay and it is cheaper to leave it in place. However, daylight saving time should be abolished.
     
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    The year is made up of 365.24219 . . . days. That calendar would have 364 days in a year. Maybe well intended, but is, I think, a bad idea just looking at it.

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    The big problem is the calendar 7th day would change from the true 7th day and so would change each year so changing the real 1st day of the week.. That bad calendar shifts the days of the week each year.
     
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    You didnt notice they have a "year-day" at the end - it would not be part of any week.
     
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    Yes, which changes the days of the week by one day later each year. The 7th day and 1st day of that calendar would no longer have the true 7th day and true 1st day of any week to be on the correct days.
     
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    End of the year Saturday added Sunday, first of the year Sunday. The days of the week would be shifted each year in that bad calendar.
     
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    and that is one of the major objections that some Jewish and some Christians have.
     
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    I think it is a great idea, and everyone should be compelled to use it, once the new world order establishes a one government world. Perhaps 2100 could be the start date.... I especially like calling the new month "Sol" in the dead of winter in the southern hemisphere.
     
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    You think Gregor actually fixed the whole of the Roman time keeping and put it back to Babylonian specific time? The Roman Empire had 8 day weeks for hundreds of years. You think Sunday or Saturday today is the exact Saturday and Sunday post Flood week, mathematically? The Romans already messed that up.
     
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    Joshua 10:13 -- And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.

    The more I think about it - the calendar would not bother me.
    Since Joshua stole a day - the Sabbath is now one day off.
    As far as the Sabbath for the Jewish folks, and celebrating the Resurrection (Sunday)
    I dont think it is so import the actual day, but more importantly - that once a week
    it is observed.
     
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    Just one suggestion; if we changed, I’d want it to be something along the line of using both calendars for a SPECIFIC time frame, say 6 months, & then go whole-hog on use everyday.
    It would be confusing for a spell, but would be fine after people like me (hate change!!) got used to it.
    Just don't do like the “conversion “ to metrics, & something like 50yrs later still using both!?!?
     
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    I usually hate change myself - but for business purpose - it would be excellent.
    + - lets say you got married on a Thursday - your anniversary would always be on a Thursday
    there are a lot of advantages. Though it if were to be used - we probably would want at least 25 countries to agree before
    making it effective - and a bare minimum of a 5 year notice.

    wouldn't never need to buy a new calendar every year!
     
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    That's the problem that leap year doesn't fix. Probably the current system does not reflect the actual position of the earth.
     
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    Neither does the day of the week changing calendar really solve the leap year issue, 366 day year.

    If in a year the days of the week are the same as they are now, the following year the actual Sabbath falls on every Friday. Then the next year every Thrusday would be the true Sabbath day, and so on. It is a matter of a real truth, Exodus 20:11, "For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it."
    Jesus warned Israel during the future tribulation, Matthew 24:20-21, ". . . But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day: For then shall be great tribulation, . . ."
    The idea that the 7th day should be an eight day one week of the year is not of God.
     
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    No, of course not. It is a step backwards. I think this was news decades ago but now Eastman Kodak is a shadow of their former days.

    The real problem is a calendar keeping the earth and sun in alignment as we know have advanced mathematical calculations necessary in rockets as well as more accurate clocks so we know in seconds the time it takes to rotate around the sun.
     
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    A replacement calendar? I hate changing my clock twice a year. Half the people in the country are late for church, or early depending. People do hate changing small things, nearly impossible for big things.

    I saw a poster on the wall on a federal building that said, “The metric system, get used to it, its coming”.

    I was in high school in the 1970’s when there was a push for the metric system. Those speed limit signs are still MPH.

    peace to you
     
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    Perhaps when the NWO is implemented?????:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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    Well, look how popular soccer is? (football everywhere else)

    Can the metric system be far behind?
    Maybe in about 100 years.

    Come Lord Jesus

    peace to you
     
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    But europeans do call Socer - football
     
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