Fire stands for fury, desire, lust, anger, avarice, cruelty and greed. Ice is symbolic of hatred, coldness, rigidity, insensitivity and intolerance. The general opinion regarding the world is that the world will end in fire and some say ice. People who favour fire believe that it will be the heat and passion which will end the world. On the other hand, some people think that it will be the ice that will freeze the world.