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So, Danny Tyree has 'Doomsday' Fears
According to David Morrison, a NASA scientist who answers letters from the public, even NASA authorities are receiving letters and emergency calls from panicked citizen fearing the Mayan calendar-based prediction the world will end Dec. 2.
Rising fears in many people about this day."One touching letter (said) simply, 'My best friend is my little dog, please tell me when I should put her to sleep so she won't suffer in the apocalypse,'" Morrison said.
The Mayan were keen observers of the planets and practiced mathematicians. Their calendars (they have several), like ours, ran in cycles. Most of us understand that the earth rotates around the sun in fairly regular sequences. So we have a twelve month calendar to represent that rotation. Do we think the world will end on December 31st? No. Neither did the Maya.
By the way how many remember that Monday is a day named for the moon,Tuesday is for the God Tiw (or Mars), Wednesday is for the God Wodin also known as Odin (or the planet Mercury),Thursday is for the God Thor (also correlates with the planet Jupiter),Friday is for the Goddess Frigg or Fritag (she associates with Venus),Saturday is Saturns day (also the day to celebrate the Mother of God),Sunday is of course the sun’s day (today many celebrate the God Father or the son of God).
At least the Mayans got the solstis right! It's December 21st or there abouts, not December 31st!
Now, someone explain the names of the months. July and August got thrust into the middle by Caesars Julius and Augustus. Where September once was the 7th month, now it's the 9th month! How vain can a ruler be? Most years when I go to write the date in numbers, I get Sep, Oct, Nov, and Dec mixed up. Rather than being 7, 8. 9. and 10, they have become 9, 10, 11, 12. Let's go back to a 10 month, 7 week per month, 350 day calandar with one heck of a year end celeration of 15 days at the end! We can call that celebration Caesar's holiday.
I remember some people panicking during 1999 because older computers wasn't programed for the year 2000.
If there is an "end", then we'll all die, and there'll be no need to worry. Personally, I'm more concerned (for mankind) what will happen when fossil fuel oil runs out. However, science is making new strides at replacing fossil fuel oil, so my concern lessen every day.
Well, better get your shopping done. All those people who believe the Mayans are going to have a lot of last minute shopping to do over three days.
.....and if were all lucky maybe these tea party crackpots will all submerge themselves into their underground bunkers and then we can all celebrate a return to common sense and peace of mind again instead of listening to all those who are out of theirs, me I'm going to see the Hobbit, there should be plenty of good seats.
The Hobbit is good, I will be watching Nostalgia For The Light. ( http://youtu.be/0VEIeAa6DiM )
‘Chasing Ice’ will be showing in Jan. at the Valley Art Theater.See: https://www.facebook.com/chasingice
The ancient Mayans were astute astronomers and the ancient Mayan calendar predicts that the present age will end on Friday, December 21, 2012.
In November 2009, the Hollywood blockbuster released the End of Times movie “2012” worldwide, and predicted the end of the world would come December 21, 2012. Theory based on the Mayan calendar – which comes to an end on that day. The Sony Pictures action saga tells the story of a scramble to save remnants of humanity aboard giant arks as the earth's crust shifts and flood waters pour over most of the planet.
I DO NOT believe that it will happen that day, next Friday.
Bible prophecy is important for the Christian – here is the Bible's version of what's to come on the earth. Matthew 24:20-31 – “Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.”
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