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John Major Jenkins is an independent researcher who has devoted himself to reconstructing ancient Mayan cosmology and philosophy. Since 1986, John has traveled to Mexico and Central America seven times. In 1990 he helped build a school in San Pedro, near Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. In 1994 he delivered relief supplies to a Quiché Maya community in the Western highlands of Guatemala. Since beginning his odyssey of research and discovery with the Maya, John has authored dozens of articles and many books, including 'Maya Cosmogenesis 2012' (1998) and 'Galactic Alignment: The Transformation of Consciousness According to Mayan, Egyptian, and Vedic Traditions' (2002).
Author Daniel Pinchbeck was a founder of the 1990s literary magazine Open City and has written for many publications, including Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, and Rolling Stone. In 1994, he was chosen by The New York Times Magazine as one of Thirty Under Thirty destined to change our culture.
His latest book, '2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl,' is a literary and metaphysical epic that binds together the cosmological phenomena of our time to support the contention of the Mayan calendar that the year 2012 portends an unprecedented global shift.
Pinchbeck lives in New York s East Village, where he is editorial director of Reality Sandwich. He is co-creator of the animation project, PostModern Times.
Alberto Villoldo, PhD, is a medical anthropologist who has spent the last 25 years investigating the healing practices of the shamans of the Amazon and the Andes. He is the founder of the Four Winds Society, an organization dedicated to the bridging of ancient shamanic traditions with modern medicine and psychology.
He is the author of over 10 books, including 'Shaman, Healer, Sage'; 'Mending the Past and Healing the Future with Soul Retrieval'; 'The Four Insights'; 'Yoga, Power and Spirit' and 'Courageous Dreaming.' He makes available a complex body of shamanic knowledge in an elegant and accessible manner.
Lawrence E. Joseph was formerly the chairman of an advanced plasma physics research and development company in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a writer Joseph has written for, among other publications, The New York Times, Salon.com, Family Circle, Audubon, Art News, Discover and Diversion.
He is the author of several books including 'Gaia: The Growth of an Idea' (1990) and 'Apocalypse 2012' (2007), a New York Times bestseller. He is currently writing a follow up entitled '2012: The Aftermath.'
Anthony F. Aveni is the Russell B. Colgate Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology, serving appointments in both Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University, where he has taught since 1963. Dr. Aveni helped develop the field of archaeoastronomy and now is considered one of the founders of Mesoamerican Archaeoastronomy, in particular for his research in the astronomical history of the Maya Indians of ancient Mexico. Dr. Aveni is a lecturer, speaker, and editor/author of over two dozen books on ancient astronomy.
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There have been cries of "....the world is going to end", before, of course. (It often happens every April 15th in the US, just after people finish paying their income taxes. Maybe the WHOLE world isn't ending....but when they look at their bank accounts AFTER paying taxes....!) "End of the World" theory -- called "Echatology", has a long history, and has shown up in MANY religions. Will this be the FINAL "End of the World" time? Check this video and see!
The Good News:
A very religious Christian lady of my acquaintance has said that 2012 will NOT be the end of the world. That 2016 will be the end of the world. She says that 2012 will only mark the absolute SITING of the "Earth-killer", asteroid and the absolute CERTAINTY of Earth's axis-shifting. Then we will have four years to prepare.....
If you know ANYONE contemplating suicide, PLEASE tell them to at LEAST wait for 2012. Or 2016! And, also, to remember the very, very wise words of Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, in his book, "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Health But Were Afraid To Ask." (Title approximate. It's been a lont time since I've read this book, and can't seem to find another copy anywhere -- not even on Amazon, although many other fine books by Dr. Rosenfeld are here.
Anyway, ehre is what wise Dr. Rosenfeld said about suicide, (and not even mentioning 2012). He said that most people commit suicide because other people are unfair, cruel, or totally nasty to them. If you commit suicide -- you are proving these people right! : )
Everyuone has good and bad days! One way to get more good days is to get more rest and sleep!Read more ›
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They all missed the mark on the 12-21-2012 date, but pay attention to the news and weather reports, it was just beginning.Published on April 9, 2013 by Jo Jo
There is absolutley NO logic in the whole Dec 21,2012 nonsense.What I would like to know is "doomsday" for who???? Time Zones are different around the world. Read morePublished on December 6, 2012 by Ishmael
Not one person who spoke made any scientific sense. The seriousness of this video is entirely subjective and misleading. Read morePublished on January 14, 2012 by Daniel
Ignorance is not a point of view. Superstition is ignorance. Ergo, this is worthless.
The video features an array of self-styled experts telling us about the Mayans,... Read more
The theories put forth by this documentary tended to be badly explained and sources were very rarely stated. Read morePublished on March 28, 2011 by Fortutious
There is going to be a Nuclear War on the United States! There is going to be a Nuclear Attack on NEW YORK! World War 3! Certain Mountain areas will be safest.Published on November 20, 2010 by Brian Hackett
As someone who's been inclined towards the conventional 2012 'doomsday' thinking of the day, I really enjoyed this video. Read morePublished on June 26, 2010 by DANDT
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