Mayan Calendar: Forum Question

Earth from Space
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It looks like the world will be around for a long time after 2012. What’s your advice to future generations?

Scientists say that the ultimate fate of the Earth is tied to the lifecycle of the Sun, not to an ancient prophecy. If the planet has planet billions of years left before its certain destruction, what advice would you give to the people that come after us?

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Vault 018's picture
Vault 018 says:

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posted on Tue, 11/24/2009 - 5:25pm
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

How is it that the first comment on this page also turned out to be the best it will ever have?

posted on Wed, 11/25/2009 - 12:40am
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grace donovan says:

If the world does end in 2012, i want people to know who i am :) im grace donovan, i live in woodbury MN. iDONT think the world will end in 2012. im here with my cousins and i love my friends!!!! soooo yup! cya l8r! ( maybe.....)

posted on Fri, 11/27/2009 - 7:14pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i love this world but mabey i could end at some point

posted on Wed, 01/27/2010 - 2:24pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

haha thats funny but i think that all we really have to do is clean up our actin the literal way be green people!

posted on Fri, 07/16/2010 - 11:38am
hai :D's picture
hai :D says:

this is weird and somewhat cool

posted on Wed, 11/25/2009 - 12:38pm
OMG NO IT WONT HAPPEN!!!'s picture
OMG NO IT WONT HAPPEN!!! says:

Nooooo! 2012 is when i graduate high school! we wont die :( sure there will be a change but we wont DIE. never never (at least not on Dec 21 2012) ITS NOT DOOMS DAY :)

posted on Thu, 12/03/2009 - 6:17pm
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Annalise says:

the mayan calendar cycle ends in 2012. this will mark the end of the 5th cycle of 13 cycles or even 20 cycles. the 6th cycle of life will start on december 22nd,2012. i am curious to know what the theme of the cycles are...evolution in war, rebirth, god, spiritual awakening, aliens, technology?...etc.

posted on Thu, 12/10/2009 - 7:24pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Never take candy from extreterrestrials.

posted on Thu, 01/21/2010 - 4:07pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

You Know What This will never happen the world will keep kicking sure there will be a change (What i mean by that is that every year there is a change you know like Pres. Obama when he came into office)

Anyway.... im also intersted that in all 12... Theres a catorstrophe such as.... in 1912 titanic sunk (i think) and in 1812 the war of 1812 occured

posted on Thu, 01/28/2010 - 8:53pm
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Chris L. from cumberland, says:

have no fear. the world has been here for trillions of years. or that is 1000's of years. since god couldn't make up the world with everything new. he had to use things already created as well. the world will be around for many many more years. ...unless a meteorite takes out half the planet and everything dies from a freezing temp. all year. so don't worry about 2012 unless your 38 years old and your midlife crisis is that your turning 40 then. believe.

posted on Thu, 02/18/2010 - 8:37pm
kay's picture
kay says:

this is the real deal people. stock up on duct tape and spam. if well prepared, you can survive an additional 6 months or so.

posted on Fri, 02/19/2010 - 2:25pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

bring it on! im waiting for it to happen!!!!

posted on Fri, 02/19/2010 - 7:34pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i think it would be cool if it happened. :)

posted on Fri, 02/19/2010 - 7:34pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i think that the world will definitlly NOT end in 2012 its impossible the world is showing any sings that it will i think it is just a hoax to get people afraid and for marketing campaign like 2012 the movie thats just stupid IT WONT HAPPEN IF IT DOES well ill give my friends 100 $

posted on Sat, 02/20/2010 - 2:19pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

You know, i really wish that the world would just end. Or at least become something completely new and not as boring lame and primitive as it is now.

posted on Mon, 03/01/2010 - 12:57am
Aveyln's picture
Aveyln says:

I don't think the world will end in the next 250 years but hey, i could be wrong...i love this world and i don't want it to end...=P

posted on Wed, 03/31/2010 - 11:47am
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lkjhgfds says:

the world will end in 2012 october 22nd 2012 4:15 pm

posted on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 1:19pm
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Apollo says:

First of all the answer to the reason that their calendar ends in 2012 is because they ran out of rock. Second if it does end, evolution would be disproved as the reason would be because of the mayan gods. Anyhow I disagree with evolution anyway.Mayan calendar: The Mystery revealed.
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posted on Fri, 04/02/2010 - 5:21pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i dont want the world to end sooo fast

posted on Sat, 04/03/2010 - 1:29pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

im scared. theyve been right before. but they aslo said it was gonna end in 2000 too.....

posted on Sat, 04/03/2010 - 5:58pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Always look on the bright side of life...(doo doo, doo doo, doo doo doo doo doo doo) Actually, don't. Now, it strikes me that I should say something about the violence inherent in the system, or something like that. What do you think?

But seriously, doon't trust anyone.

posted on Mon, 04/05/2010 - 1:18pm
Mayan Explorer's picture

At the core of Mayan beliefs is the idea of sacrifice and rebirth. The bloodletting ceremonies and human sacrifices were not, in there minds, cruelty or some obscene spectacle. They believed time and history repeated. If they could master time and understand past events as it related to a specific date, they believed they could predict the reocurrence of similar events and plan accordingly. Their calendars are all designed to repeat. The Long Count calendar which "ends" 2012 will simply start anew with the rebirth, the Maya believe, of people and the world. It is not a finite end, but the beginning of a new era.

At the beginning of this current Mayan era, approx. 3114 B.C. saw the birth of civilization in Sumaria, India, China and the America's. If the Maya are correct, what's next? Just a thought.

http://MayanExplorations.com

posted on Sat, 04/24/2010 - 12:38pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Isn't every year a new beginning also.

posted on Sat, 04/24/2010 - 2:58pm
mickey's picture
mickey says:

Think. The world was supposed to end in 1990. Then it was going to end in 2000. Then 2004. Arent we still alive?

posted on Thu, 06/10/2010 - 6:36pm
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Amelia says:

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posted on Sat, 06/12/2010 - 12:31pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

don't believe ant end of the world predictions.

posted on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 1:44pm
Stan's picture
Stan says:

Lazem Oridial was here. and will continue to be after 2012

posted on Sat, 07/03/2010 - 9:59am
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Generalofthefuture14 says:

Dear future people:

Duck.

posted on Wed, 08/04/2010 - 1:46pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

question: if the world were to end in 2012, would platypus survive? if so why do you think that? would we survive? adios!

posted on Wed, 08/04/2010 - 2:55pm
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joanne204 says:

SCARED AT THE MAYAN PREDICTION

I've seen so much about this on TV and read so much about it on websites and other forums. I think I'm hooked into this topic! So hooked, that it's scaring me out of my mind! What should I do? I even have on my mindset, not to plan for a 3rd kid b/c, well, what for? When the end of the world is near?- just enjoy the family I have now! I went on this one link and I thought it was well presented and so knowledgeable ..that, YUP, SCARED THE CRAP OUT OF ME b/c the events are true and that things already are happening to the world..that you can't really call the MAYAN a prediction anymore....

Click Here!

posted on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 11:32am
luis's picture
luis says:

The doomsday have passed already but then if world will end soon then at least let us make our very best to take good care of our planet. Better to live your life to the fullest also and love all the people around you amidst all those negative circumstances and grudges in your heart. Meanwhile, for more millennium doomsday predictions that fizzled: Read more here...

posted on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 4:38am

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