If the world came to the end

Started Jan 18, 2011 | Discussions thread
kessler
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Re: That's what I said!
In reply to bikinchris, Jan 20, 2011

Playing Devil's advocate:

knowing something is going to happen doesn't mean you can prevent it. Even in retrospect, how would you prevent the Mayan collapse?

bikinchris wrote:

Yes, that's what I said. If you give them the weight of knowing when the world is ending, then why not ask why they didn't foretell their own end?

Actually, the end of the calendar was supposed to mean some religious event was supposed to happen AFAICT.

drh681 wrote:

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If the Maya could foretell the future; why did they let Cortez get off the boat?


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