Of course it is getting closer to December 21, 2012 and when some people think the world is going to end. I enjoyed the cartoon of one Maya saying to the other, someone is gonna be freaked out by this in a few centuries.
It is the same fear as the end of 1999 with Y2K. I liked what some of my friends passed around on Facebook and I joined in. If you think the world is going to end, give all your worldly goods to me. We’ve had no takers. :)
The entire thing just means the end of an era, not the planet, but there is no convincing some people.
The 21st of December is a week from Friday. Calling in would be tough. This is Mike Charton, and I am calling in because the world ended? Would I get through? Would I be able to call.
When I wake up at four a.m. on that morning, I will know the world is still there and I have to get up for the bus and go to work.
And life goes on, and the band played on.
- Can we learn from the Maya? (edition.cnn.com)
- Ancient Maya Calendar Calculations Found on Dwelling Walls (history.com)