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Comment 11 by Chomolungma

The Mayan 2012 prophecy provides an opportunity for rationalists. When the world fails to end in December, and in fact nothing at all noteworthy happens, there will be a lot of disillusioned New Agey types ripe for abandoning their woo-woo beliefs. Perhaps some kind of "don't you feel silly now?" media blitz can be prepared in advance for the weeks after it is supposed to happen.

You misunderestimate the sheer power of stupidity. When the world fails to end in 2012.....there will then be an entire industry devoted to explaining how the Mayans really meant 2013.

Fri, 04 May 2012 03:54:17 UTC | #939531