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But does it seem like they have increased enough to make a big difference... no, not yet. Give them another 75 years, and I can totally see change happening.
Originally posted by xxshadowfaxx
reply to post by eriktheawful
You are once again not going by the math of the calendar.
They used a sexagesimal system. kind of like we do when we track time.
60 seconds in a minute
60 minutes in an hour
the mayans simply used 360 days for a year..... which by the time you've added all 13 baktuns, you get 5200 years....
and when you really want to look at the numbers, 5200, there are 52 weeks in a year.... 5200 indeed seems like the right answers. So when you add 5200, from the 3113 start date.... (not 3114) you get the year 2087AD..... Stop trying to add 365.25 into it, because that is not apart of their calculations.
Originally posted by xxshadowfaxx
For those of you that don't understand how the Mayan Calendar works, I will break it down for you, and show you how long each cycle is and how the year 2012 is wrong. I am getting my information from the book, The end of days by zecharia sitchin, and it makes complete sense and is mathematically sound. I have backtracked myself, and done the math, over and over again, researching all sorts of different cycles, and I have found that the real end day of the Mayans is not til the year 2087, just like sitchin found. I know many of you are against sitchins work, but this really has nothing to do with him, as the math speaks for itself. Here are the cycles to the Mayan Calandar.
1 kin = 1 day
1 uinal = 1 kin x 20 = 20 days
1 tun = 1 kin x 360 = 360 days
1 ka-tun = 1 tun x 20 = 7200 days
1 bak-tun = 1 ka-tun x 20 = 144,000 days
1 pictun = 1 bak-tun x 20 = 2,880,000 days
So given that information, we know that the end of the 12th bak-tun and the start of the 13th, signifies the end of the cycle, the end date. So you when take 144,000 and multiply it by 13, you get, 1,872,000 days.
This is where it gets tricky. As you can see, the mayans used a sexagesimal numerical system. They called one year to be 360 days. Not 365.25 as in our current calendar. So when you take the 1,872,000 days, and you divide it by 360, you get, 5200 years. When you take the same number and you divide it by 365.25, you get 5125 years, which doesn't make any sense because that is no longer a part of the sexagesimal system.
Originally posted by gnosticagnostic
reply to post by xxshadowfaxx
Listen... op.. as much as you WANT your math to be correct it isn't .. you do have to CONVERT it to our calendar because it's what we go by.. we do not go by a 360 day year... hello... again we DO go by a 365.25 day year and to convert their dates over to our system you MUST USE OUR SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY WHAT DAY THEY WERE TALKING ABOUT... as much as you wanna believe your right.. your logic FAILS.
as far as anything happening in 2012 or 2087... i don't know and I really don't need to go by the mayans to figure out something is "OFF" as speculated by another poster who has felt anxious .. we can all tell something is amiss around the earth...
Originally posted by xxshadowfaxx
edit on 4-11-2012 by xxshadowfaxx because: (no reason given)
I'm not the only saying this. There are many others, including books written about it.
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edit on 4-11-2012 by xxshadowfaxx because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by siriusstarlight
Sorry but the mayans used astrology and astrology states the end of a 26,920 year cycle is on december 21 2012. Nice try though.
Each astrology age is 2,160 years
There are 12 zodiac signs
it takes 26,920 years for the great cycle to complete
edit on 4-11-2012 by siriusstarlight because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by superman2012
But, but, what if this is right? What if the whole calendar that we use now, is missing time? We use it to compare against the Mayan calendar to get the end date...but, how accurate is our calendar?