The whole 2012 nonsense is based on the Mayan calendar after it was converted to the Gregorian calendar that we use today. They used a calculation they call the GMT constant (3 initials for the last-known Mayan researchers). They predicted the end using this calculator, but recent evidence has shown that they are wrong on the calculation and that the "end" of the Mayan calendar could be as far as 100 yrs away.
Read this book for more info: Calendars and Years II: The Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World
Also, the Mayan calendar doesn't necessarily "end" in a "dark rift" like some suggest. It doesn't end at all. In fact, it just starts a new cycle like the odometer on your car. The Gregorian calendar was set to end on September 18th, 1618. Nothing happened then (or on June 15th, 1224, or on March 13th, 830) so nothing is going to happen in 2012.
great explanation...I do not think 2012 will end the world either
Thank you for posting this. Something I've wanted to say to people for a while. You do your research. Thank you.
Ohhh thankz for your comment, now i ll celebrate the new year much better
The end will come for some in 2012. It will come for us all eventually.
I'm fascinated by good end time prophesies and the Mayan one we've spun is one of the best. It plays out on a cosmic scale that appears to be naturally cyclical; so it's a good one that can appeal to the imagination of all.
Brittanytodd is correct, but we'll ignore that and have our fun anyway. I guess, after the 2013 new year I'll watch to see of the Saint Malachy prophesy comes true. Not sure what's out there past that. I don't doubt we'll find something.
by prophet2012 8 years ago
oops, did you read the forum rules first??the grey box next to the reply box.<--------please read before posting.
by rzibit 7 years ago
Do you think 2012 will be the end of the world?Here is a Top 10 Reasons why not http://hubpages.com/hub/Top-10-Reasons- … -The-World
by maheshpatwal 6 years ago
As per Mayan calender world will end in 2012 and as per it only 661 days are left. Do you really...think world will end in 2012?
by lrbee 7 years ago
Do you believe the world will end on December 21, 2012 as some say the Mayan calendar indicates?
by Cristale Adams 5 years ago
Is July 24, 2012 the end of the world? Or is it December 21, 2012?What date do you think Jesus will come back, if at all. Give all of your opinion.
by Matthew Kirk 5 years ago
Many people seem to have some sort of faith in this? The Mayan calender many believe predicts the end of the world. (others believe they just stopped counting). I would be interested in knowing what your beliefs are, and if you are a believer how do you justify the belief and how are you planning...
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