Skip to comments.2 months 'til doomsday? Mayan apocalypse set for Dec. 21
Posted on 10/21/2012 7:48:06 PM PDT by Altariel
If you believe in that sort of thing, humanity can expect a mere two months left of existence before the Mayan apocalypse hits Dec. 21.
Sunday starts the two-month countdown toward doomsday, according to an interpretation of the Mayan calendar that has taken hold in some New Age and spiritualist communities online.
Two ancient texts confirm the end date of the Mayan Long Count calendar on the winter solstice of this year, which is Dec. 21, 2012. That day is the last day of the 13th bak'tun, or 144,000-day cycle, of the calendar. Ancient Maya would have seen the end of the 13th bak'tun as the end of a full cycle of creation.
However, experts in Mayan history say the end of the Long Count calendar is the equivalent of needing to buy a new calendar every year in December not a harbinger of doomsday.
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That’s why I don’t understand why the DemocRATS are getting all wrapped around the Axelrod about this election.
"Just shoot up here amongst us, one of us has gots to have some relief!" -- Jerry Clower.
Awful. If the world’s gonna end in December, that means Obama’s gonna win in November. Watch out for his October surprise!!
My FReeper birthday.
When all of us FReepers of the epoxyclips join in one thread we shall ride.
Did those pesky Mayans say what time it would happen? And according to which time zone? If it’s close to 6:48 PM Greenwich Mean Time without going over I’ll win my apocalpse pool and pocket a cool $300, payable on December 22nd. Oh, wait... Crap!
Yea, now my husband has ANOTHER reason not to shop for Christmas presents until the day before...
I read somewhere that since the Mayans didn’t figure in Leap Years, they were off by a good number of days and the world actually ended several years ago, but everyone was so busy watching American Idol they didn’t notice.
Do I take back my Christmas gifts?
I think they just ran out of stone.
Well there’s no doubt that Stephanie Cutter is the Antichrist.
Why should Vogon public works projects be on schedule?
None of ours are.
They’re probably centuries behind the schedule they had when they told the Mayans the interstellar bypass was going to be built.
The local comic book store has a life-size cyborg in the window. It’s wicked cool.
But it costs $7,000 and comes in many crates.
I myself and wife and a buddy all took the week off. Just in case. I have a different scenerio of what is going to happen. Ok bear with me. Kinda fictional. Obama loses the election, the blacks and occupy idiots riot and kill and maime. The responsible Americans start to fight back and Obama suspends the out come of the election until the crises is over. Romney being elected rightful President has military Generals start to back him up.
Mid December the Army starts defecting from Obama and Obamas mental illness starts to come to the surface. He is isolated and alone. He has people telling him to just give up power and concede. In his eyes America is his to do what he wishes. So if America doesn’t want him America is not worthy of surviving.
Obama launches the missles at Russia. Then we can all kiss our asses good bye.
Ok a bit Hollywoodish bit this man is nuts and anything is possible. The people who follow him will never turn against him no matter what. So if the aformentioned events follow the election there will be bloodshed on a scale not seen since the civil war.
Ok fastening my tin foil.
We just returned from Belize which, at the moment, is on Mountain Daylight Time.
Many Belizeans are of Mayan ancestry and many of our neighbor are Mayan. A group of Gringos was planning a huge “Mayan Calendar End of The World” celebration, ala Woodstock, just down the road from us.
We had planned to make a killing selling mosquito repellant and nets to all the nuvo hippies, but they decided to cancel the whole thing.
I’m not exactly sure WHICH got cancelled - the “Woodstock” shindig, or the “End of the World”. Check back with me after Christmas and I’ll let you know.
Leftist apocalypse set for Nov. 6
Yawn ... another big historical non-event, kinda like Y2K when our computers were supposed to explode.
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