ed on, '2012 The End of the World'
I suppose the belief that the end is nigh is due to people wishing for a world without Mondays....and feeling impotent enough to not do something about it themselves ~ ed
bbc: Mayan prophecies: Life after the (non) end of the world
On the other hand.....those who openly state that only idiots believe that the world will end today base their self-confidence in the fact that they can never be proven wrong. ~ ed
bbc: 'Mayan day of apocalypse' arrives (the comments beneath the bbc article is worth a read...for it's priceless wit that is ;)