Even though I still think all of the Mayan apocalypse theorists are insane, I guess they can be contented for the time being.
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The article I found points out that people feel they should believe the end is near because of recent violence going on worldwide. And, the rotation of Earth reverses every , years and does not harm life on Earth. Just some more facts that support your point!
This is why everything should be questioned and researched before conclusions are made. You must be logged in to post a comment. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Aveni and Stuart are both writing their own books explaining the Mayan calendar and , but Stuart said he's pessimistic that people will be interested in the real story when so many other books are making sensational claims. Dozens of titles about have been published and more are scheduled to go on sale in the coming months.
Current offerings include "Apocalypse ," in which author Lawrence Joseph outlines "terrible possibilities," such as the potential for natural disaster.
The author acknowledged he's worried his book's title might scare people, but said he wanted to alert the public about possible dangers ahead. He added that his publisher controls the book's title, though he had no issue with the final choice.
Jenkins said that cycle endings were all about transformation and renewal -- not catastrophe -- for the Maya. He also makes the case that the period they chose coincides with an alignment of the December solstice sun with the center of the Milky Way, as viewed from Earth.
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But Aveni said there is no evidence that the Maya cared about this concept of the Milky Way, adding that the galactic center was not defined until the s. People are really misunderstanding this really cool culture by focusing on this thing. It means more about us than it does about the Maya.
Share this on:. Pawlowski CNN. Still, "there is no evidence that one will happen on Dec. It's impossible to predict solar activity that far out, and even an extremely strong solar storm wouldn't likely bring the apocalypse that some fear.
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The Earth has two kinds of poles — its geographical poles, which mark the planet's axis of rotation, and its magnetic poles, which are associated with the planet's magnetic field that makes our compasses point toward north. The magnetic poles do flip sometimes, but on time scales of about , years.
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These shifts are not sudden, but take place very gradually over thousands of years, "and there's no evidence of a flip on Dec. Ultimately, smart people can believe weird things for any number of reasons, Yeoman noted. For instance, real data is often confused with junk science, while anecdotal evidence and passionate arguments on the Internet and on television shows purporting to be fact are often mistaken for the real thing. Have a news tip, correction or comment?
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Let us know at community space. Artist's conception of the rogue planet Nibiru, or Planet X. Planetary conga line There are also claims that gravitational effects from planets lining up with each other in will somehow affect Earth. Solar storms Another fear rests on solar storms. Pole dancing The Earth has two kinds of poles — its geographical poles, which mark the planet's axis of rotation, and its magnetic poles, which are associated with the planet's magnetic field that makes our compasses point toward north.