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Worriers have misguided view of Mayan calendar

By Richard Brill

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 21, 2012

~~<p>Don't wait until tomorrow to read this column. If the Mayan calendar is correct, the world will end at 1:11 p.m. today, Hawaii time.</p>
<p>The Mayan calendar is remarkably accurate considering that it was in use from around 2000 B.C. to the 16th century. It is not the accuracy that has caused alarm among the superstitious of the world; it is the interpretation.</p>
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Don't wait until tomorrow to read this column. If the Mayan calendar is correct, the world will end at 1:11 p.m. today, Hawaii time.

The Mayan calendar is remarkably accurate considering that it was in use from around 2000 B.C. to the 16th century. It is not the accuracy that has caused alarm among the superstitious of the world; it is the interpretation. Login for more...



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