Truths And Falsehoods Around 2012

This blog has been created to review the truths and falsehoods around 2012. Although this is a period that has long past there are still some that believe that the prophecies of that time still had meaning, even those that did not come true. The information here touches upon the traditions of the Mayan civilization as this was the basis for the festivities that took place on December 21, 2012. The information in this blog reviews the basis for the beliefs that were formed during this time along with the falsehoods that blew it out of proportion.

2012 in the Media

30 Nov 2020

With the speculation that December 21, 2012, signified the end of the world, numerous films, books and documentaries explored the subject. The well-known TV series, The X-Files, suggested that aliens would colonise the earth on this date. Both the History Channel and the Discovery Channel devoted a lot of screen time to this.

Not the End of the World

29 Oct 2020

For many years, it was actually believed that the world would end on December 21 2012. The predictions included various suggestions relating to a vast natural disaster, such as an earthquake. Others thought that the earth would collide with a mysterious planet. But in the end, nothing happened.

The Mayan Mystery

18 Sep 2020

The Mayans were an ancient civilisation known for their advanced calendar systems. Many people believed that their Long Count calendar indicated that the world would end on December 21, 2012. This date represents the end of 5,126 years, but no evidence has been found to support this end of the world theory.

The Special Year

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