By Alexandra Bruce
The elevated spouse booklet to the number one documentary movie approximately 2012! The 2012 meme has advanced past any debates concerning the relevance of the Maya lengthy count number calendar to the lives of latest humans. 2012 is set us on planet Earth at present. December 21, 2012: will the realm rather swap ceaselessly in this date, the top of a 5,125-year calendar final used over 1000 years in the past? definitely Hollywood would favor you to imagine so. certainly, a not-so-small has arisen round the date, hawking every little thing from t-shirts to teleseminars. Clearing a course among delusion and fact, Alexandra Bruce surveys the whole 2012 panorama, asking questions comparable to: Is the Earth wasting its Mojo? How did 2012 come to intend "The finish of Time"? Did psychedelics facilitate the Maya "Cosmovision"? should still we fear approximately Earth Crustal Displacement? What the hell is "Planet X"? Uniquely among an unlimited array of 2012 literature, this ebook positive aspects interviews with the prime experts—including Graham Hancock, John significant Jenkins, Daniel Pinchbeck and lots of others—and insightful, particular research of the extensive spectrum of opinion, debate, learn and fantasy in regards to the so much compelling "end occasions" prediction of the twenty first century.
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Stele 6 at Izapa depicts the bufo toad, it actually shows the toad’s glands with vision scrolls coming out of the glands. ” —John Major Jenkins, On-Camera Interview in 2012: Science or Superstition SHOULD THE U. S. PRESIDENT TAKE PSYCHEDELICS? “I believe that our spiritual leaders and our political leaders should be practiced in being able to access Universal Wisdom. And if utilizing a sacred plant is a way to do that, I would definitely advocate that. In my book, Maya Cosmogenesis 2012, I tongue-in-cheek suggested that the president of the United States should take hallucinogenic mushrooms eight hours before giving the State of the Union address.
Hancock sees himself as providing a counterbalance to what he perceives as the “unquestioned” acceptance and support given to orthodox views by the educational systems, the media, and by society at large. ” 37 Well, them’s fightin’ words, in the view of modern geophysics! ” Personally, Earth crustal displacement only makes sense to me if it involves an impact by something really big, that’s moving at a very high speed, as proposed in 1999 by Italian naval engineer, Dr. 38 “ATLANTIS-IN-ANTARCTICA” Hancock is unbowed in his support for the viability of another theory that is controversial on three counts: that the lost continent of Atlantis (A) existed; (B) corresponds with what is today known as Antarctica; and (C) was moved from its former geographic coordinates by means of scientifically “discredited” Earth crustal displacement.
John Major Jenkins, On-Camera Interview in 2012: Science or Superstition THE DOMINANT “WOBBLE” THEORY I f we could film the Earth from a geosynchronous satellite for thousands of years in time-lapse photography and then play back the footage in fast motion, the Earth would look like a spinning top, with a teetering wobble. From the Earth’s surface, the visual byproduct of this wobble is a slow shifting of background stars in the night sky, at a rate of 1º every 72 years. The “wobble” takes a total of 26,000 years to complete.
2012: Science or Superstition (The Definitive Guide to the Doomsday Phenomenon) by Alexandra Bruce