The World Didn’t End Yesterday, So You Probably Should Have Paid Your Cable Bill After All

Apocalypse not

Apocalypse notMERIDA, Mexico — Doomsday hour is here, at least in much of the world, and so still are we. According to legend, the ancient Mayans’ long-count calendar ends at midnight Thursday, ushering in the end of the world. Didn’t happen. “This is not the end of the world. This is the beginning of the new world,” Star Johnsen-Moser, an American seer, said at a gathering of hundreds of spiritualists at a convention center in the Yucatan city of Merida, an hour and a half from the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza. “It is most important that we hold a positive, beautiful reality for ourselves and our planet. … Fear is out of place.” As the appointed time came and went in several parts of the world, there was no sign of the apocalypse. (read more at Lewiston Sun Journal)