If the Mayans Lived Today…

Via on Dec 19, 2012

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…They just might have a lolcat calendar.

I want you to think about this objectively for a moment. We are, at this moment, one of the most—if not the most—technologically superior races in the history of our species. But, even in all of our vast useless technological creations, from the computer to the ShamWow (let me remind you, it has “sham” in its name), we never managed to invent a wall calendar that self-reproduced.

So why would the Mayans have been any different? I want you to find the nearest wall calendar and look really hard at the end date on it. It probably says Dec. 31st 2012. If it doesn’t, just find the end date. Now, what’s going to happen when that date runs out?

Nothing out of the ordinary.

So when December 22nd, 2012 rolls around, the only thing we should have on our agenda is getting a new calendar. I happen to like lolcats on mine (though this year, I used a cool one from Planet Earth). Imagine—with computer technology, the end of the world could have looked like this:

 

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4 Responses to “If the Mayans Lived Today…”

  1. Reality Check says:

    Nice title, you know… even though the ancient Mayan civilization doesn’t exist, the Mayans still do.

    It is as if you said the Lakota don’t exist.

    I bet whoever wrote this is a white person.

    • kmacku says:

      And those Mayans who do exist today just might have lolcat calendars! I think the point still stands.

      • Mr.Science says:

        I doubt a lolcat calendar would track 30,000 year cycles of the cosmos.
        But I think the above comment refers to the ridiculous insensitivity of claiming that all the Mayans are dead.
        Otherwise it is just a silly article with no real point.

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