Indeed. The world won't end in 2012, just the Mayan Calendar. No big deal, they're not around to mourn it :P
Has NO ONE considered the possibility that their calendar makers just got bored of making new days and just randomly cut it off there?
It restarts. But it's the 13th time it's restarted.
13 is a bad number to Europeans, so the world will end.
It's entirely based upon triskaidekaphobia.
To heck with triskadekaphobia. It doesn't make 2012 special in any way. Other than in their heads.
Exactly. Triskaidekaphobia. The fear of the number 13 inherent in Western culture.
The Mayans themselves thought the world would end after the 20th calendar.