Transformation 2012?

By RICHARD SMOLEY— Prophecy is always to be taken seriously. But that does not mean that it is always to be believed. In fact prophecy as a whole has a rather dismal record for foretelling the future. The apocalyptic predictions of Judaism and Christianity have constantly been disappointed. The predictions of Nostradamus, insofar as they can be understood, have an equally unsatisfactory record; their continued popularity has been assured chiefly by their vagueness. Even scientific forecasts … [Read more...]

Crop Circles: Messages From the TimeWave?

By PHILIP COPPENS— When Hernando Cortés landed on Mexico’s Yucatan in CE 1519, ambassadors from the local ruler Montezuma II soon arrived with gifts. Cortés said that he learned he was considered by the Aztecs to be either an emissary of Quetzalcoatl or Quetzalcoatl himself. According to a prophecy, the god Quetzalcoatl would return on a day in one of the One-Reed years; 1519 was a One-Reed year. In Bernal Diaz’s The Conquest of New Spain, he outlines that Montezuma truly believed that they … [Read more...]

2012: A Time Odyssey

By SHARRON ROSE — Many experts, scientists, artists and philosophers have reached the conclusion that the human experience is reaching some kind of ultimate climax. Each person who studies this phenomenon calls this coming event by a different name, or uses different terms to describe it, but essentially they are all speaking of the same event. José Argüelles says that it is the Climax of Matter, Jean Houston calls it Jump Time, and Ray Kurzweil calls it the approaching singularity. What is … [Read more...]