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  • Professor Greg Norman


  • 1. Mayan Prophecy
    • Doom and Gloom or A Pole Shift In Consciousness
  • 2. What is the 2012 Mayan prophecy?
    • The Mayan long-count calendar which, ends on December 21, 2012.
  • 3. What Scholars vs. Alternative thinkers are saying.
    • The end of the world as we know it.
    • The beginning of a new era.
    • It may lead to catastrophic events that could threaten our civilization.
    • Shift in the world society and spirituality.
    • Nothing will happen
  • 4. " Doom and gloom" that seems to ooze from the prophecy .
    • Patrick Geryl , of Belgium is an example of someone who is taking the global catastrophe scenario seriously.
    • Geryl quit his job
    • Saved up enough money to last him until December 21,2012.
    • Founded The New Global Trust
  • 5. Just Another Day “ 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”
  • 6. Alternative Thoughts
    • Debra Lindsay, president of the International Metaphysical University.
    • The 2012 prophecy is the natural unfolding of consciousness.
    • Human thought as a society will change, but that the devastation will not.
    Bruce Scofield,an Alternative astrological researcher, “I think that historians will look back and say that it was a profound time of change - a period when humanity had to come to terms with itself.”
  • 7. Embrace or Run Away From ?
    • There is a clear shift in the general opinion
    • surrounding 2012 as people are beginning to
    • embrace the change that many have said is
    • coming as opposed to running away from it - something that wasn't happening until
    • recently.
    • Until December 21,2012 arrives the debate will rage concern.
  • 8. References
    • A&E Television Network. (2010). History Channel. Retrieved from http://www.history.com
    • ABC Internet Ventures. (2010). ABC News International. Retrieved from http://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=5301284&page=1
    • International Metaphysical University. (2009). 9. 9. 9. and the Mayan Calendar. Retrieved from http://www.calleman.com/content/articles/999_and_the_mayan_calendar.htm
    • International Metaphysical University. (2010). Mayacal: Where Science and Spirituality Meet. Retrieved from http://www.calleman.com
    • John Bruno Hare. (2010). Sacred Text. Retrieved from http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/maya/cbc/cbc29.htm
    • MacDonald, J. G. (Year, Month Day). Does Maya calendar predict 2010 apocalypse . USA Today , p. .
    • NASA. (2009). NASA - 2012: Beginning of the End or Why the World Won't End?. Retrieved from http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/2012.html
    • New Global Trust. (n.d.). 2012 Survival and Revival Group. Retrieved from http://newglobaltrust.org/