U.S. Government Says World Will Not End in 2012
Insists theory is just a rumor.
Despite all hell seeming to break loose over the last 24 months, the U.S. Government insists that these are not signs of the supposed apocalypse that the Mayan calendar insists will happen in 2012.
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In a blog post on USA.gov titled "Scary Rumors about the World Ending in 2012 Are Just Rumors," the government says there will be no comets or planets crashing into planet Earth. They also advise that people continue leading regular lives instead of doing anything extreme or contemplating suicide as the end of the year nears.
They also use a NASA post as support for their reasoning.
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"Just as the calendar you have on your kitchen wall does not cease to exist after December 31, the Mayan calendar does not cease to exist on December 21, 2012," NASA said. "This date is the end of the Mayan long-count period but then -- just as your calendar begins again on January 1 -- another long-count period begins for the Mayan calendar."