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Mayan Calendar Ends - is it the end of Humanity!?

Friday, December 21, 2012

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When: December 21, 2012

The Ancient Mayan Calendar ends on December 21, 2012. Some people believe that end of the calendar is when humanity will end. Mayan stone tablets unearthed in Mexico, offered doomsday predictions on this date.

Does it predict the end of humanity? First, read on. Then, we will let you make the call.

Make sure to read the findings of our extensive research, near the bottom of this page.

Mayan Culture
Mayan (Meso American) culture dates back about 6000 years. The Mayans were the most advanced culture in the Americas. They lived in Central America. Guatemala was the cultural and commercial center of their empire.

Among other things, the Mayans were Astronomers.

Mayans considered the number 13 to be a sacred number.

About the Mayan Calendar
The Mayan Calender, begins at 3114BC. It ends on December 21, 2012.

The calender is partially built around the sacred number 13. They developed 394 year periods, called "Baktuns". They developed 13 of them. The last Baktun ends on December 21, 2012.

Doomsday theories tied to the end of the calendar were found on stone tablets at Tortuguero, Mexico. They suggest things like a solar shift, movement of the planet Venus, and violent earthquakes.

Our Findings:
In an effort to clarify the truth, we conducted extensive research. Our research took us to the heart of the Mayan cultural areas, as well as the most remote areas of the Mayans. We unearthed many stone tablets, previously undiscovered. We then, painstakingly translated the Ancient writings.

Here is what they said:

Year 3114BC:

Stone Tablet # EXC 4117: "Can we stop now? I need an Espresso."

Stone Tablet # FRS8711: " Do you really think this will fool the Gringos in the year 2012 into believing December 21st is the end?"

Stone Tablet #GPP2588: " We've gotta stop here. The Marlin are biting out in the Gulf of Mexico"

Stone Tablet# CRZY9521: " I'm tired of writing fiction. Can we write a true story soon?"

How to Celebrate "The End"
The country of Mexico is planning year long celebration, marking the end of the 13th Baktun. This is expected to be a boon to their travel industry.

Whether or not the world ends on December 21st, we encourage you to have an "End of the Mayan Calendar" party. Any excuse for a party, is good enough for me!

"I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand upon the earth." Job 19:25

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    Very interesting Alan! I didn't know any of the history behind the Mayan Calendar. Thanks for sharing! emoticon
    1979 days ago
  • PMAY0313
    1979 days ago
    No one knows the day or the hour.
    1980 days ago
    I heard about this on the morning's news. Made me think of William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar...

    (from Wikipedia)
    According to Plutarch, a seer had foreseen that Caesar would be harmed not later than the Ides of March; and on his way to the Theatre of Pompey (where he would be assassinated), Caesar met the seer and joked, "The ides of March have come", meaning to say that the prophecy had not been fulfilled, to which the seer replied "Aye, Caesar; but not gone."[2]

    Since its evening now, I've only got about 5 more hours to worry.
    1980 days ago
    Amen! Amen!
    1980 days ago
    Yeah, Job!
    1980 days ago
    It's not yet the 22nd in America, but . . .

    The purpose of any calendar is to measure time for the culture that built it. A calendar needs to be designed to last longer than the culture that uses it. The Mayan calendar filled that requirement, so it doesn't need to go any further.

    Or, from another perspective . . . the end of the Mayan world was several hundred years ago. No big whoop that their calendar ends today.
    1980 days ago
    Well, I'm still around and it's already the 22nd in Austrailia.
    1980 days ago
    1980 days ago
    "I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand upon the earth." Job 19:25
    AMEN!! emoticon
    1980 days ago
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