今天,應該不會是世界末日。

這幾天傳媒均有不同相關「末日」的新聞,有人逃難、有人儲糧、有人及時行樂,甚至,有人被邪教欺騙。

當然,我們看到這些人的行為,自然會覺得他們也太過愚蠢,明明看不到任何「末日」徵兆,他們,卻可以深信不疑?文明進步之餘,我們,是否仍殘留著原始的愚昧與無知?

但反過來說,假如,今天真的是世界末日,我們可以做甚麼?求神問卜?逃難?千金散盡?若今天是世界末日,人類再回看千百年來的歷史,為權力、國土、宗教、政治分歧而爆發千百場戰爭,其實已再無意義;千億財富也好、富可敵國也好,最終亦歸於虛無;人世間恩恩怨怨亦如煙雲過眼,不再存在。

末日意義,或許在於要人類反思,各種爭鬥物慾,在末日面前根本毫無意義,人類,必須反思千百年來種種自相殘殺的行為,就算末日未到,人類,是否不斷在自製「末日」?

1988年,美國總統朗奴列根在聯合國發表演說,當中提及末日論者所說及的一個末日可能性:外星人入侵地球!當時列根總統是這樣說:

“In our obsession with antagonisms of the moment, we often forget how much unites all the members of humanity. Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside of this world. And yet I ask — is not an alien force already among us? What could be more alien to the universal aspiration of our people than war and the threat of war?”

究竟,若人類真的面對「末日」,能否放下分歧與紛爭,團結一致應付「末日」?

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