According to the Mayan calendar, it is a miracle that we are all still here because the world was supposed to end ten years ago today.
The ancient Maya predicted more than 2,200 years ago that the calendar would end on December 21, 2012, leading people to speculate that there would be an apocalypse. Many people have long assumed that natural disasters such as tidal waves, earthquakes, or volcanic eruptions will destroy us.
Others think we would have died from a collision between Earth and a deep planet that would have altered our magnetic field or a black hole. Great party, isn’t it?
However, it turns out that the Mayan predictions were wrong. Many people have taken to social media to comment on the missed historical ‘milestone’. 카지노
One person said: “The Mayan calendar fell apart 10 years ago. “I’m glad it’s not because we have TikTok,” said another.
While another person posted a Gangnam Style meme and wrote “he did it”, referring to the music video that became the first to get 1 billion views on YouTube that day in 2012. Another said: “Maybe they did it’s hell.”
While another somberly added: ‘They predicted well, my life is over.’
Others recalled being anxious at the time.
One said: “How I ate Doritos in bed, wondering if I’d be there tomorrow. “Ngl 2012 movie really moved me as a kid, a little part of me lives in fear every day,” said another.
Although the ancient Maya could not tell the future, they developed one of the world’s first written languages and discovered how to measure time using two complex calendar systems. The first is the cycle calendar which is based on two overlapping cycles – the 260-day sacred year and the 265-day earthly year. At the end of each cycle, the clock will reset. The second is the Long Term Calendar which predicted the end of the world 10 years ago.
The Maya believed that the end of one cycle would signal the beginning of another, and this led people to believe that it meant the apocalypse. Some thought it would be because the winter solstice and the equator of the Milky Way would fall in line, although this was denied by scientists who said it would have no effect on Earth and the Maya would not have known about the solar system at that time. .
Others believe that the ancient Maya accepted the advice of those from the earth or from the plagues of the Bible to suggest what would happen to the world. Either way, we all live to tell the tale. Phew.