End of the World (or not)

Scenario [1]

The World has recently ended. So you won’t be reading this.

Scenario [2]

The End of the World has been greatly exaggerated.

Thus you still have the opportunity to consider : ‘Corporeal remains : vulnerability, proximity and living-on after the end of the world’ Environment and planning A., 40 (2), 2008, pp. 423-445. Where Dr. Paul Harrison of the Dept. of Geography at Durham University, UK, offers a sustained reflection on the nature of corporeal vulnerability as an inherent and noneliminable aspect of corporeal existence.

“Drawing on the writing of Emmanuel Levinas and reflecting on experiences of corporeal expropriation such as insomnia and exhaustion, I suggest how we may begin to think sensibility and the sensuous beyond their almost exclusive interpretation in terms of comprehension, purpose, or intention while retaining the irreducibility of corporeal life to a matter of social construction or contextual epiphenomenon.”

BONUS: The 2011 Ig Nobel Prize in mathematics was awarded to Dorothy Martin of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1954),Pat Robertson of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1982), Elizabeth Clare Prophet of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1990), Lee Jang Rim of KOREA (who predicted the world would end in 1992), Credonia Mwerinde of UGANDA (who predicted the world would end in 1999), and Harold Camping of the USA (who predicted the world would end on September 6, 1994 and later predicted that the world will end on October 21, 2011), for teaching the world to be careful when making mathematical assumptions and calculations.