Skip to comments.Apocalypse 2012: There’s Good News and Bad News
Posted on 10/20/2009 12:22:36 PM PDT by Stoutcat
We humans love a good scare, dont we? Remember Y2K? All the computers in the world were supposed to do horrible things, banks were going to topple, governments who depended on PCs for their defense systems would vaporize, and The Osmands threatened to come back to prime time TV...
Fast forward to now. Were on the precipice of the end of days: December 21, 2012. Thats when the cognoscenti are saying that the world, as we know it, will end. Right?
Thats when the cognoscenti are saying that the world, as we know it, will end.... It already has.
If this about the Mayan Calander, I think I have an answer.
The fellow responsible for pounding numbers and dates into a hefty piece of stone, got old and with his joints aching in pain said “This crap is for a younger man. I can’t do this no more. I quit...erh, I mean, I retire!”.
And so the calendar ended that day because an old man couldn’t do it anymore.
Thats funny. I think you might be right. Its a simple answer.
The 2012 scare has no basis in fact at all. Even Mayan shaman say it's not the end of the world, it's the end of one era and the beginning of a new one.
Nah, the prophet who designed the calandar looked into the future, had a vision where the world’s greatest country might re-elect a complete bumbling fool, and said ‘oy vey’ and put down the peyote, because he became convinced his visions were going astray.
It is just the extremely close conjunction of the winter solstice sun with the crossing point of the galactic equator (equator of the Milky Way) and the ecliptic (path of the Sun).
Something that could be, and was, calculated by several different civilizations. That’s why the same date has shown up in several different systems; mere(!) straightforward extrapolation of well known processes.
It’s either the guy doing the Mayan calendar retired or...
Wasn’t the calendar on a large round stone? They found the biggest stone they could find to use and he ran out of stone in 2012. It’s just that nobody has ever found the continuation calendar stone!
According to my two cats, the world ended yesterday when they were taken in for their rabies shots, but it miraculously started up again when they got home.....whew!
They didn’t run out stone. I have been to Mexico many times.
The got plenty of it.
You know you may be onto something.
I wonder if he got confused with visions of Jimmy Carter and Barry O.?
I was one of the “chosen” one who got to monitor the federal government for any signs of planes/satellites falling from the skies, ocean liners crashing due to faulty GPS, or the electric power grid collapsing. While everyone was partying I was held up in a bunker. I feel like Lucy who sat with Linus in the pumpkin patch on Halloween night and was cheated out of candy.
That’s funny. You didn’t have them in a room full of rocking chairs, did you?
That would be more serious than a heart attack.
Never underestimate the power of a fluffed tail, an arched back, and a few well placed hisses and snarls. They may have saved us all!
I’m going to have to check, but IIRC, the Indian “Yuga” cycle is due for a change to a new state sometime soon as well (that’s India Indian, not Native American).
From one cat lover to another........I completely relate.
Don’t give continuous rabies shots. Not good for kitty.
“The only problem is that Y2K was real. It happened because of a known problem that could be verified and demonstrated. The wasn’t a catastrophe because many of us worked long hours to prevent it.”
Its funny that the companies who spent no money on Y2K had the same number of problems as companies that spent MILLIONS.
[...]Remember Y2K? All the computers in the world were supposed to do horrible things, banks were going to topple, governments who depended on PCs for their defense systems would vaporize, and The Osmands threatened to come back to prime time TV...Fast forward to now [...]
Hate to break this to ya but The Osmands ARE back on prime time tv : (
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