Mat Saunders, creator of the excellent conference series “Maya at the Playa” in Palm Coast, Florida, is launching another archaeology-for-the-masses conference in North Carolina. The debut of this event comes a week from this writing, from 14-17 April 2011. The … Continue reading
If professional astronomers like Carl Sagan are gods, the ranks of serious amateur astronomers are their genies or angels.
visit http://2012hoax.org .
“Xmas” offends some Christians, who see it as “taking Christ out of Christmas”, but in fact Xmas was the original spelling of the word.
The abbreviation “Xmas” predates the fully-spelled-out “Christmas” by over a thousand years.
First, the most specific: What did the Maya say to make us think that 2012 was the end of the world, or something?
More generally: Why are people attracted to Apocalyptic prognostications like this?