Mysticism, Internet fuel Mexico’s Maya “Armageddon” fears


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By Gabriel Stargardter – December 21 marks the end of an age in a 5,125 year-old Maya calendar, an event that is variously interpreted as the end of days, the start of a new era or just a good excuse for a party.

Mass hysteria in a Russian prison, a Chinese man building survival pods for doomsday and UFO lovers seeking refuge with aliens in a French mountain village are just some of the reports that have sprung up in the final countdown to December 21.

A young Maya expert named Michael Coe written in the 1960s that to the ancient Mesoamerican culture the date could herald an “Armageddon” to cleanse humanity.

Since then, the cult of 2012 has snowballed. more> http://tinyurl.com/d35ekeu

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  1. Pingback: Mexico’s ethnic Maya unmoved by 2012 ‘Armageddon’ hysteria « Illuminutti

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