No, no one ,not even the mayans said SPECIFICALLY that there will be a pole shift, so that makes the "bash" and/or thread heading/topic null and
ALL theories put foward regarding the events of 2012 are just that...THEORIES, by people fishing for an answer.
However, these "theories" are (some of them) born out of scientific data, which IS in itself quite interesting.
Here is some of the data compiled in a nice little vid that i posted in another forum thread a couple of weeks ago....
(VHS quality but very watchable)
Gregg Braden....AWAKEN TO ZERO POINT.....PART 1
I have verified (well, googled....ALMOST the same thing
) most of the info on those links which makes the info VERY interesting.
Here's the thread i mentioned...
More vids on here
And as for the pole flip, who knows. But the earths magnetic field strength is only 5% of what it was 6000 years ago, and some say that this MAYBE
proof that the earths core has stopped turning (or at least slowed down) and that the "bulk" of the earth will catch up with this event,
(our magnetic field is generated by the friction in the interior of the earth due to rotation, this is how they arrived at the idea that rotation has
And it HAS flipped in the past, SIXTY times infact (shown by certain deposits in rocks,orientated according to the N-S poles of the earth at time of
deposit), and we are over due for another.
The universe and all its mysteries is more than any of us we'll know in this life time, who are WE to say there isnt a rythemic flow to pole flips
and that the Mayans didnt work this out.
Even if you dont believe something, you should always try to find out why OTHERS do, so you can TRUELY know why YOU don't
[edit on 15-1-2007 by Anomic of Nihilism]