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Maya demand an end to doomsday myth

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 11:34 AM

Guatemala's Mayan people accused the government and tour groups on Wednesday of perpetuating the myth that their calendar foresees the imminent end of the world for monetary gain.

"We are speaking out against deceit, lies and twisting of the truth, and turning us into folklore-for-profit. They are not telling the truth about time cycles," charged Felipe Gomez, leader of the Maya alliance Oxlaljuj Ajpop. Several films and documentaries have promoted the idea that the ancient Mayan calendar predicts that doomsday is less than two months away, on December 21, 2012.

http://phys.org/news...msday-myth.html

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 12:55 PM

I think the ancient Mayan predicted this would happen, too.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:05 PM

it will blow over soon enough, although i did hear that the date might be wrong and its in sixty years.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:05 PM

I'm glad they're standing up for themselves and their heritage.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:51 PM

View PostArmchair Educated, on 25 October 2012 - 01:05 PM, said:

it will blow over soon enough, although i did hear that the date might be wrong and its in sixty years.

Great. Theres the get out clause right there.


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Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:06 PM

Little late in the game to protest now. Maybe they should have started ten ...five...two .....one....years ago ?

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:09 PM

View PostArmchair Educated, on 25 October 2012 - 01:05 PM, said:

it will blow over soon enough, although i did hear that the date might be wrong and its in sixty years.

It doesn't matter if the date is wrong because the Mayans never said anything about the end of the world. It's just the end of one B'ak'tun and the start of another. Just like our calendars go from December to January.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 03:59 PM

They should have thought of that sooner ..

It would be cool tho if doomsday really happened .. I wonder what would they have to say then :P

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 05:37 PM

I wish them luck on this... but the nutcases have firm control of this 'prophecy' and once they get something - they hang onto until it dies, then they stuff it and mount it over the mantlepiece to be dragged out at a later date...


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Posted 26 October 2012 - 05:42 PM

Just trying to deceive us so we'll be easier to be taken over by the killer trees... CONSPIRACIES EVERYWHERE MAN -sarcasm-

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 05:56 PM

It isn't the end, and the Mayans know that. They know that the world will change though, soon. You'd be surprised what the cultures there do know about the world and what will happen.. Surprised they took so long to disclaim it.


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Posted 27 October 2012 - 05:52 AM

Just give it till Dec 21, that will end it all one way or the other.


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Posted 27 October 2012 - 12:36 PM

FIGURES, thats why i dont listening to doomsday crap, they bounce around too much


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Posted 27 October 2012 - 06:18 PM

I hope it does end on Dec 21st . My Electricity bill arrives on the 22nd .


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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:00 PM

I have heard that unlike the modern calendar the Maya did not add a leap day every four years, and therefore the "prophesy", by their reckoning of time keeping, has already taken place sometime back in 2011. So no worries.





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