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Do you think the Mayans were right about the "End of the World"?
December 7, 2012 at 12:02 PM

I saw this in The Stir - What are your thoughts on the Mayan prediction?

Mayan End of the World Prophecy Is True, Declares Australian Prime Minister 

Posted by Adriana Velez on December 6, 2012 

prime minister gillardAre the Mayans right? Are we just days away from the end of the world? No one seems to be taking their warning seriously! 12/21/12 you guys -- it's like next week. I feel like I should be buying bottles of water and getting spare batteries for my flashlights. Still no word from President Obama, but as usual, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is way ahead of the curve: Behold, a video statement by the Prime Minister on the End of the World.

Oh I'm just kidding! And so is the Prime Minister. She filmed this video with a radio morning show as a joke. I do like how she says, "I will always fight for you, to the end." I hope she's serious about that. Because zombies -- yeech. Anyway, as you can imagine, some Australians are thrilled that their PM is totes hilars and other Australians are demanding their tax money back (haters be boring). I can't even imagine the uproar if Barack Obama were ever to make joke announcement like this. Remember when he slow-jammed the news with Jimmy Fallon? (Do it again, Obama!)

Still ... don't you ever wonder, just a teensy bit -- what if the Mayans really ARE right? That would be so weird! And bad. Mostly bad. I admit, I've spent a few seconds contemplating what would happen if 12/21/12 really were the end of the world. And then, because I'm a blogger, I got distracted by something funny on BuzzFeed and moved on with my day. LOLZ grumpy cat!

But you know what? If it turns out that Prime Minister Gillard and the Mayans are right and the end of the world happens on December 21, I want you to know one thing: I will NOT fight for you to the end. I will run for the hills with all the cookies.

this is maya

Do you ever wonder if the Mayans were right about the end of the world?

Replies

  • KamWorthy
    December 7, 2012 at 1:12 PM

    Cute. And a good sense of humor.

  • EireLass
    December 7, 2012 at 3:49 PM

    I believe in the power of the Oreo.

  • pastrysugar
    December 8, 2012 at 12:07 AM
    I a teensy bit hope they are right and aliens reveal themselves and life as we know it ends and we all get to live in a renewed earth and all get do overs!
  • stillkim
    December 8, 2012 at 9:29 AM

    Never once did I wonder about the Mayans. But the makers of Oreo's were right on!

  • awinters0716
    December 8, 2012 at 9:34 AM

    mmmm....oreos!

  • Bmama1
    by Bmama1
    December 8, 2012 at 9:39 AM
    Lol!
  • NollynsMommy14
    December 8, 2012 at 9:52 PM

    No, although I do believe Jesus is coming soon and IT IS nearing the end time. But I don't trust the myans I trustTHE BIBLE

  • summerbear
    December 8, 2012 at 9:54 PM
    The Mayans didn't take into account leap years and such... if they were right, it would have happened several months ago.
  • hayliedlr
    December 8, 2012 at 11:24 PM

    I don't care

  • merryvoice
    December 9, 2012 at 9:54 AM

    Geez, I'm so tired of hearing about this! The Mayans' calendar doesn't reflect the end of the world...it reflects the end of their calendar year. We have that happen to us every year!

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