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Professor challenges Mayan calendar opinion

Posted on Thursday, 16 March, 2006 | Comment icon 6 comments


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"The end of the world will come on December 21, 2012."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by IronGhost on 16 March, 2006, 18:35
Fantastic! Maybe I can stop worrying about this now.
Comment icon #2 Posted by SolarThinker on 17 March, 2006, 0:36
Some very interesting points there. Couldnt it be possibe that the Mayan just thought "we have to end the calander somewhere, why not there? We'll all be dead by then anyway."
Comment icon #3 Posted by Exterminator on 17 March, 2006, 9:47
Couldnt it be possibe that the Mayan just thought "we have to end the calander somewhere, why not there? We'll all be dead by then anyway." Exactly what i wanted to say! They had to end the calender somewhere. You won't plan to go to Rome after 200 years telling your relatives that you will visit Rome in 2206, will you?...
Comment icon #4 Posted by Megalomania on 17 March, 2006, 14:58
So, what are we to make of it all? Will it be time's up in 2012? Well: we at Exit Mundi wouldn't bet on it. Don't forget: there are many, many religions predicting some kind of end to the world. And the Maya prediction attracts a lot of attention now, merely because their end date is so well-defined, and because the Maya Deadline is only a couple of time-ticks away. And what about that awesome phenomenon of the Sun sitting in the heart of the Tree of Life? Well, that happened before. The Sun passes the Tree every 25,800 years. That's a lot of years, but since the Earth exists for an astonishin... [More]
Comment icon #5 Posted by Darkwind on 17 March, 2006, 16:10
Another dooms day scenario bits the dust.
Comment icon #6 Posted by STIX on 17 March, 2006, 23:00
Exactly what i wanted to say! They had to end the calender somewhere. You won't plan to go to Rome after 200 years telling your relatives that you will visit Rome in 2206, will you?... NO NO NO!! The mayan calendar is based on precise astronomical measurments made by their pyramids (the steps provided a standard from which to measure) and actually has a starting date which begins 3114 BC... They didn't just randomly pick it. Actaually even armageddon as believed by the followers of christ is not a dooms day, but rather a re-birth of humanity.... I think this strongly agrees with the mayan inte... [More]


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