posted on Apr, 20 2007 @ 06:03 PM
The Mayan calendar has predicted every winter solstice since its inception. This means that the Maya knew how to take account of precession, the
wobble of the Earth on its axis whi shifts 1 degree every 72 years. We only found out about precession a hundred years ago.
On December 21st 2012 the sun's eliptic will line up directly with the centre of the galaxy for the first time in, I'll have to check, but I think
its 26,000 years. Nobody knows what that will do, but it coincides with a flip of the Earth's magnetic field and Solar maximum.
Their end date was meant to signify the end of their own civilisation, but they didn't make it. Its the end of the 4th age and beginning of the 5th,
which is eternal and during which the Maya were supposed to no longer be beings of matter, but spirits.
Terrence McKenna also claimed that December 2012 would result in an exponential ingression of novelty into the plenum of being. Everything will be
novel, new. He claims he was shown how to find the date encoded mathematically into the King Wen sequence of the I Ching by entities encountered in
'___' hyperspace (a "place" I have visited once but met no-one). This was independent of any knowledge of the Maya.
He also suggested that the reason so many people seemed to be aware of some kind of acceleration towards something, a tightening of the gyre, Moore's
law, etc., was that the flow of time towards its end created back ripples that were mirrored in his graph of fluctuations between habit and
Poysonally, I think I'll concentrate on sorting out my karma. While I can. Just in case. I might also buy a car on credit in spring 2012. Even if it
does bugger my karma again.