How Maya Legends About the 2012 Doomsday Have Affected People’s Thoughts and Behaviors?

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How Maya legends about the 2012 doomsday have affected people’s thoughts and behaviors? Michelle Pre-Dp10 (3) 12 2013.1 The rumor that Year 2012 marks the end of the world became a hot media subject as December 21, 2012 got closer and closer and people talked about it every day. How Maya legends about the 2012 doomsday have affected people’s thoughts and behaviors? Although no one could say if the doomsday exists, Maya’s legends have affected many people’s thoughts and behaviors. Maya has predicted five big events. They are: the end of the Mayan civilization (the end of their own); the time of the emergence of the automobile and aircraft; the time if Big Devil (Hitler)’s birth and death and the time of the devastating wars taking-place (the first and second world wars). The first four have already realized. However, the last one is “The world will come to an end on December 21, 2012”. Almost all the people over the world have been concerned by whether the doomsday would appear. Maya has a very long history. Maya was founded at Cuello, Belize with the carbon dated to around 2600 BC. The Maya calendar began on a date to 11 August 3114 BC. Maya’s collapse is a myth. The Maya went into decline during the 8th and 9th centuries and were abandoned shortly thereafter. No theory has been able to explain this collapse. Maya’s science was also amazing. They could harness energy, create amazingly sophisticated works of art, engineering, build and sustain a civilization for approximately 1,500 years and it has been shown that the Maya were the masters of their environment. However, it cannot be explained how Maya could established such an advanced culture and science. Some people think this is because of extra-terrestrials who brought the technology to the Mayan. Maya developed high-level knowledge in mathematics, astronomy and calendar and possessed
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