(OPINION) ETH – 2020 has been one of the worst years that we can remember as far as disasters and events, such as COVID-19, civil unrest, locusts, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes all triggering apocalyptic fears of Armageddon and the end of the world.  And now to top it off the doomsday date-setters are back again.

This time with claiming the Mayan calendar was wrong. This comes according to the NY Post, that is stating that conspiracy theorists are taking to Twitter, saying that while the world didn’t end on Dec. 21, 2012, as originally prophesied by calendar readers, Mayan doomsday is sometime this week or next.

This ridiculous assertion comes from what saying: “Following the Julian Calendar, we are technically in 2012… The number of days lost in a year due to the shift into Gregorian Calendar is 11 days… For 268 years using the Gregorian Calendar (1752-2020) times 11 days = 2,948 days. 2,948 days / 365 days (per year) = 8 years,” scientist Paolo Tagaloguin tweeted last week according to the Sun. Ironically, The series of tweets have since been deleted.


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According to this report, If Tagaloguin is correct, calculating up all the missed days, would make the Mayan doomsday date is … this week. This hysteria went global in 2012, when doomsday theorists were convinced the world was ending on December 21, causing hordes of deceived believers to flocked to Mayan sites in Mexico and Guatemala — only to be left disappointed and dirty due to the lack of sanitation at ancient Mayan pyramids. I recently blogged about the dangers of listening to date-setters and why we should avoid them at all cost and this is just yet another example of this.