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Nostradamus 2017 Predictions: China's Rise To Power, Space Travels, 'Hot War' And More

By Anne Dominguez , Dec 26, 2016 12:41 PM EST
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With the closing of 2016, Nostradamus followers are opening his books once again to look at his prophecies for the upcoming year.  Michel de Nostredame, aka Nostradamus, was a French Philosopher and well-known seer who published a collection of prophecies. He was credited with predicting numerous major world events like the 9/11 bombing and even Trump's presidential victory. Below are some of Nostradamus' 2017 predictions:

Fall Of USA, Rise Of China

The current economic superpower will face problems due to political corruption, ideological polarization, large-scale social system failures and more. This seems quite possible with Donald Trump's takeover in 2017. Meanwhile, the "sleeping tiger" of Asia will make bold moves on the global stage. In the past years, many economists have noted China might become the world's next superpower.

Union Of North And South Korea

The divided nation might reunite again. Among Nostradamus 2017 predictions is the merger between North Korea and South Korea following the downfall of North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un who will seek refugee to Russia.

Russia And Ukraine's Peace Agreement

Nostradamus believes Russia and Ukraine will sign a peace treaty in 2017, however, the terms of the agreement are unclear. The US is going to oppose the agreement, however, other powerful nations especially the members of the European Union will accept it.

Broad Use Solar Power

The use of solar power will be more commercialized and widespread as an alternative source of energy. With the battle to climate change and rising energy costs, more nations will utilize solar power more using. It was reported previously that there is a large-scale solar power project ongoing in the US. 

Commercial Space Travel

There will be more commercial space travels. Well, this is not new with Elon Musk's SpaceX venture. However, other than orbital flights the projects for the next two years will focus on asteroids and mining missions. Your News Wire reports this might also open doors to space tourism.  

Wars Due To Diminishing Resources

One of the most terrifying among Nostradamus 2017 predictions is the so-called "Hot Wars." On a report from Express, the French philosopher predicted one of the greatest threats in the future include terrorism and biological warfare due to lack of natural resources caused by global warming. 

 

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