sábado, 29 de agosto de 2009

December 21, 2012: Doomsday?

The Mayan or Mesoamerican Long Count calendar ends (according to some calculations) on December 21, 2012.

Pseudo-theories and predictions dealing with what will happen on that date abound. They range from forecasting the dawning of a 'new age' and the gaining of a higher level of consciousness and grace by Humanity to the utter destruction of the planet by either electromagnetic pole reversal, by direct impact or cosmic influence of Planet X -known as Nibiru in esoteric and occultist circles- or by the unique planetary alignment that will supposedly take place at the center of our own galaxy, the Milky Way on that day.

Others still see this date as the Day of Judgement or the day the world goes up in flames in the Battle of Armageddon; yet some predict First Contact with an alien superhuman intergalactic species, perhaps the creators who promised to return...

Something to think about...

2 comentarios:

Lille Diane dijo...

Yes, it is something to ponder. I'm an optimist and hope it will be an awakening, spiritually and creatively. A New Age that gives birth to peace worldwide, and tolerance for diversity.

I can believe. And believing is sometimes all it takes to alter the future.
I like your blog. Gracias

Pedro F. Báez dijo...

Thank you, LD. Glad you liked my blog. I am somewhat of a skeptic on things of that nature at this point, but if something is indeed going to happen, I am with you: I hope it will be something positive, wonderful and transforming for all of Humanity.

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Nacido en La Habana, Cuba, el 3 de diciembre de 1960. Emigra a Estados Unidos en 1980, a través del éxodo masivo de Mariel. Ganador de numerosos concursos de poesía, literatura y ensayo en Cuba y Estados Unidos. Publica su primer poemario, "Insomnia" en 1988, con gran acogida por parte de la crítica especializada y el público. Considerado por críticos y expertos como uno de los poetas fundamentales y representativos de la llamada Generación del Mariel junto a Reinaldo Arenas, Jesús J. Barquet, Rafael Bordao, Roberto Valero y otros.