As you’ve probably heard, the world as we know it will be ending on December 21, 2012. That’s when the Mayan calendar ends—and the world with it—according to producers of the motion picture 2012 and the usual conspiracy theorists.
According to the Web site december212012.com, expect everything from super volcanoes, destructive sun spots, and the arrival of “Planet X” into our galaxy causing all kinds of astronomical disasters to the government requiring ID chip implants and the Catholic church admitting that, and I quote, “they have been misleading the church for hundreds of years.” (Fortunately, there is no mention of Sara Palin running for US president.)
The calendar in my office ends December 31, 2009, but I’m not worried since people have been predicting the end of the world since Noah! And except for that watery end, everyone else has been wrong in their gloom and doom.
For instance . . . [more]