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Old 11-20-2012, 08:34 PM   #31
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I think the guy that was making the calender just up and died.
Nope... he (or she) just ran out of rock.

But ... they sure-as-heck produced an amazingly accurate piece of mathematics, did they not?! (Hmmm... did they use Windows-7 or just Windows 3.1 to do all this stuff?)
 
Old 11-20-2012, 09:25 PM   #32
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The who? Never heard of them.
I am afraid your education is sadly lacking
they invented many ingenious things for life in the desert
eg the ultra-sonic didgereedont for use as a dog whistle, calling the wild dingos
 
Old 11-20-2012, 11:18 PM   #33
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I am afraid your education is sadly lacking
they invented many ingenious things for life in the desert
eg the ultra-sonic didgereedont for use as a dog whistle, calling the wild dingos
Yes my edumacation is sadly lacking, I don't do BS as well as many people
 
Old 11-21-2012, 06:39 AM   #34
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The who? Never heard of them.
The Who is a really cool band. As to the other ones, hoodafok knows? It maya be true, but dennagin, it maya not
 
Old 11-21-2012, 09:13 AM   #35
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As far as I understand it, the Mayan calendar doesn't really "end" at that point but runs out of places and sort of "rolls over" like an odometer.

Hopefully it means the end of a current Kali-Yuga and the onset of a fresh Satya-Yuga. I wouldn't mind growing to 21 cubits in height and living for an extra 99,920 years or so.

If you read the Revelation of St. John as an elucidation of ancient Mystery traditions using Christian symbolism, as many initiates do, the four Yugas of Hinduism are the famous "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse," the bottom four points of the tetractys.

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Old 11-21-2012, 11:52 AM   #36
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As far as I understand it, the Mayan calendar doesn't really "end" at that point but runs out of places and sort of "rolls over" like an odometer.

Hopefully it means the end of a current Kali-Yuga and the onset of a fresh Satya-Yuga. I wouldn't mind growing to 21 cubits in height and living for an extra 99,920 years or so.

If you read the Revelation of St. John as an elucidation of ancient Mystery traditions using Christian symbolism, as many initiates do, the four Yugas of Hinduism are the famous "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse," the bottom four points of the tetractys.
That's just way to heavy before 5am in the morning foodown.
 
Old 11-21-2012, 02:32 PM   #37
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What nobody's talking about is that all of the "old world" Macintosh computers lack the ability to handle dates beyond 12/21/2012.

Where am I going to run Correl?
 
Old 12-12-2012, 03:44 PM   #38
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So, does the world end today, or is it the 21st?

Anyway, as Jim Morrison once said:

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Before I sink
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I want to hear
I want to hear
The scream of the butterfly
 
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What nobody's talking about is that all of the "old world" Macintosh computers lack the ability to handle dates beyond 12/21/2012.

Where am I going to run Correl?
Unix timestamps are much the same way ...
 
Old 12-12-2012, 05:20 PM   #40
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If you read the Revelation of St. John as an elucidation of ancient Mystery traditions using Christian symbolism, as many initiates do, the four Yugas of Hinduism are the famous "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse," the bottom four points of the tetractys.
To me, the Revelation of St. John (which BTW was by no means the only extant example of the apparently very-popular "God's gonna come ridin' in real soon now and kick your enemies' butts" books) is one tradition, and those of Hinduism are simply another. Confucianism... Really, every human culture's got its own flavor. And it was not until extremely recently that they had any contact with one another ... let alone an IP address. To me it's kinda silly to try to draw parallels between them. They never met... (And the Hindu traditions happen to be lavishly beautiful, and eerily graphic.)

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Old 12-12-2012, 07:41 PM   #41
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In India, it has already crossed 12/12/12 and the world didn't end. (07:10 AM IST which is also past midnight GMT).

OK
 
Old 12-12-2012, 07:52 PM   #42
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In India, it has already crossed 12/12/12 and the world didn't end. (07:10 AM IST which is also past midnight GMT).

OK
Pity it is actually in 9 days time. Now you have to go through all that worry again
 
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As per the thread's title: How do you react if world end as per Mayan Calendar on Dec 12 2012.

Guess the world has ended and I'm sending this from either Heaven or Hell. Knowing me, it's from Hell.::
 
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As per the thread's title: How do you react if world end as per Mayan Calendar on Dec 12 2012.

Guess the world has ended and I'm sending this from either Heaven or Hell. Knowing me, it's from Hell.::
Knowing reality your still stuck here in the mortal existance because it hasn't happened yet.
 
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