UPDATE! – UPDATE: Whitley thinks he knows WHY the Mayans predicted the end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012 and he explained this at our recent Stargate conference. He’ll also talk about it on Coast to Coast AM on November 12!
While the West is obsessed with the Mayan 2012 prophecies, it turns out that the remaining Mayans aren’t interested in them. Scientists now think that drought may be one of the things that caused the Mayans to abandon their cities and Guatemalan Mayan elder Apolinario Chile Pixtun says, “We have real concerns these days, like rain.”
On the MyWay website, Mark Stevenson quotes Pixtun as saying, “I came back from England last year and, man, they had me fed up with this stuff.”
Mexican archeologist Guillermo Bernal notes there are inscriptions at Mayan sites for dates far beyond 2012, including one that roughly translates into the year 4772.
Stevenson quotes Yucatan Mayan archaeologist Jose Huchim as saying, “If I went to some Mayan-speaking communities and asked people what is going to happen in 2012, they wouldn’t have any idea. That the world is going to end? They wouldn’t believe you.”
It’s only 2009, but please don’t abandon us, we want to still be here for you tomorrow, bringing you the latest and greatest news of the edge, plus 2 extraordinary podcasts every week! There’s only one way to make sure we don’t go the way of the Mayans: Subscribe today!
Art credit: Dreamstime.com
NOTE: This news story, previously published on our old site, will have any links removed.