The Mayans Predicted Apocalyptic Floods

OK, so you’re skeptical that a “primitive” civilization such as that of the Ancient Maya could have predicted 2012’s disastrous flooding and devastation thousands of years ago. Listen to the experts for a moment, and think again in light of recent events:


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8 Comments on "The Mayans Predicted Apocalyptic Floods"

  1. asshurtmacfags | Nov 5, 2012 at 11:20 pm |

    “The experts” link is broken. Here is the correct link.

  2. chinagreenelvis | Nov 6, 2012 at 1:18 am |

    Floods have been a natural occurrence since there has been water on the planet. Human beings have lived with and around floods since coming down from the trees.

    There is absolutely no reason to think that the floods that have happened in a few places around the world this year are any different than the floods that happen any other year, including the years in which the ancient Mayans were alive.

    When a civilization speaks about cataclysmic flooding, they aren’t talking about a storm here and a storm there. They’re literally speaking about the whole surface of the earth being wiped away or even completely destroyed by floods unlike those anyone has ever witnessed.

    Trying to tie anything we’ve seen this year to an idea of such power is absolutely pathetic. It’s like claiming that Obama might be the Antichrist.

    • Bluebird_of_Fastidiousness | Nov 6, 2012 at 2:15 am |

      I agreed with you so very much until that last sentence. Though I hardly count myself in the ranks of racist evangelicals who often taut them, the apocalyptic metaphors sometimes ring true. After all, many scholars believe Revelation was about the early church and its run ins with the Roman Empire. The Roman Emporer was the original Anti-Christ. Since the story is timeless, because time is cyclical, not linear, why not swap the actors and carry on another season?

      The Christian idea of the existence of Evil is another notion worthy of distinction. It can go a long way to understanding that man, and those who control him.

    • BrianApocalypse | Nov 6, 2012 at 9:11 am |

      Yeah, there have been worse floods in the last ten years than have occurred this year. I always find it ridiculous when people try and squeeze obviously non-cataclysmic or particularly important disasters into the context of some apocalyptic prophecy (and they’re usually very western-world-centric as well).

      When all the 2012 olympics conspiracy theories and predictions went nowhere, some of the unshakable adherents went to incredible lengths to try and shoehorn any event within the right timeframe as confirmation of their beliefs, such as a fairly minor fire that broke out in a building not far away from the Olympic stadium. People were actually trying to claim this minor fire was confirmation of their belief that thousands of people were going to be killed.

  3. BuzzCoastin | Nov 6, 2012 at 1:36 am |

    once upon a time I flew coast to coast a few hundred times
    it was plane to see that
    the western mountains were obviously sculpted by water
    but that would have taken a huge amount of water
    more rain than could ever have rained, it looked like
    then I stumbled upon the the archeology about the catastrophic floods of ~ 10,000 years ago
    and what I had been looking at
    made perfect sense with that piece of information

  4. feint_ruled | Nov 6, 2012 at 7:17 am |

    As with all these predictions, I will be rather more impressed when someone manages to bring one to our attention before the event, rather than after.

  5. In reference to the recent UK flooding, it happens every sodding year!

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