Mayan 2012 Prediction
Mayan 2012 Prediction
We love the fear. Politicians use it, Discovery Channel uses it, Hollywood uses it... everybody loves the fear. It makes us consume they say. We eat up the fear while we eat up the comfort foods. Now since the Year 2000 was a bust and is gone and a few of the other "bad dates" are behind us; a whole lot of people are gearing up for December 21, 2012.
First off, sure you can see what they are saying because look 21 is 12 reversed. That is a bit spooky. It seems the Mayans who completely vanished about 1100 years ago had a calendar that ended December 21, 2012. They said there would be a new era but many less than reputable scientists have pointed to this as some kind of doomsday event.
Really? When were the people from again? Oh yeah, they lived around the year ZERO and they seemed to vanish by 1000AD. Without any warnings too. You'd think they'd chiselled something about their own end of days. Maybe, at some point the guy who had to chisel the rock said, "Enough is enough!!! I'm out of room on this stone!!!". And shortly after that he no doubt saw his own beating heart.
Which brings up my second point. Why are we going to listen to a group of people who thought there was a connection between growing crops and cutting out people's hearts while they watched? Especially, babies and women. Really? This is the group of experts? And (again) it seems to me they missed whatever was going to happen in 900AD when their asses disappeared but now we worry about what this bunch of savages said over a thousand years ago?
Sure sure... they made nice rock temples. They were an impressive culture. They also killed all the players of their losing "hipball" teams and wondered why the Mayan Hipball League was unsuccessful? But oh!! But oh!!! Is it a coincidence that a bunch of planets and stars align on December 21, 2012? What about that?!?!? Uhm, well if there was one thing these rock heads did know... it was the stars and their movements. They didn't have TV y'know? So they did manage to understand the movement of the planets and stars. You look at something for a few hundred years - you find a pattern - good job. They also thought the lights were the eyes of beasts looking down on them. So yeah, they ended on something logical like an alignment. Alignments happen all the time.
Now there is a 2012 movie to stoke up all the fear and nervousness... like there isn't enough of all that right now? It would be ok if people weren't so easily taken in by this nonsense. Why reject hundreds of actual scientists who are not impressed but instead listen to a handful of guys (who I wont even refer to as scientists) who say these rock savage baby killers predict we end in 2012 - that we actually do meet doomsday in 2012?
It's dumb. If you fear 2012. Stop it. If I'm wrong shoot me an email in 2013.
More by this Author
I'm continuing my hub series where I write a hub each day about songs that use one of the days of the week in their title. This hub is on songs that have "Thursday" in their titles. Two tragic deaths of...
I used to feel like life was linear, maybe linear in a repetitive circle. That we are born and we grow and we achieve our success and then we die - in a constant progression. Or if that isn’t the case - if you...
I'm continuing my hub series where I write a hub each day about songs that use one of the days of the week in their title. This hub is on songs that have "Wednesday" in their titles. The offerings here again...