Mayan Calendar and the Conquistadors

Over the last year or so the science chanels, especially the History International channel, has been running a lot of pieces on the impending 2012 end of the world apocolyps. Everyone seems to be all caught up in all this because the Mayan calendar mysteriously ends on Dec. 21, 2012, which just happens to be the same day as the Winter Solstice. I’ve been giving this a lot of though lately and it occurred to me that the answer to why the calendar mysteriously ends is because the Spanish Conquistadors who landed on the Mayan shores so many hundreds of years ago, killed, murdered, destroyed, pillaged and plundered the entire… Read More

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