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2012 talk next week

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If you’re in Melbourne, feel free to come along next week to a talk I’m giving at The Atheist Society. A Critical Look at the 2012 Phenomenon Tuesday 09 March 2010 at 8:00pm Unitarian Church Hall 110 Grey Street East Melbourne (Opposite the old Mercy Hospital) I’ll be giving an overview of 2012, an outline […]

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2012 and the “Counterculture”

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Friend and 2012 colleague John Hoopes posted a link over at 2012 Tribe to our book (John is a contributor too), 2012: Decoding the Countercultural Apocalypse. In response, one Tribalist asks: Not sure how applicable the term “counterculture” is here. Are conservative Armaggedonite Christians countercultural? The current connotation of the word is “new age” and/or […]

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2012 Tipping Point

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The above is the view from my hotel in Cancun, Mexico. I was there last week for a 2012 conference. You could be forgiven for thinking that Cancun is a rather unlikely location for a gathering focused on the evolution of human consciousness, and indeed it is. The conference provided an interesting opportunity to meet […]

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2012 book delivered to press

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My 2012 book has now been delivered to Equinox Publishing and should be out some point later this year. The final contents are outlined below. December 21 2012 is believed to mark the end of the thirteenth B’ak’tun cycle in the Long Count of the Mayan calendar. A growing number of people believe this date […]

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2012: Let the Mayhem Begin

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A little while ago I highlighted the Institute for Human Continuity hoax advert for the new 2012 movie, and how it had the potential to spook people. Well, apparently it did. The Guardian reports of NASA being inundated with calls and letters seeking information about the impending eschaton, ‘”I think people are really, really worried […]

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2012 and Politics

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One of the things that tends to happen when researching 2012 is noticing how patterns and coincidences/synchronicities start abounding which give folks the impression that 2012 is clearly of special significance. My favorite is the 2012 election, which clearly has an eschatological spin to it when the lovely Sarah Palin is involved: I picked this […]

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2012: IHC TV

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As some of you will know, I am currently working on an academic book about 2012. If you haven’t already heard about 2012 you soon will, as it’s coming to a multiplex cinema near you. Recently, the hype has started to reach TV sets across America with the above hoax advert for the Institute of […]

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2012 Talk … in 2010

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I’m currently writing for and editing a book on the 2012 phenomenon for Equinox Publishers, 2012: Decoding the Countercultural Apocalypse. December 21 2012 is believed to mark the end of the thirteenth B’ak’tun cycle in the Long Count of the Mayan calendar. A growing number of people believe this date to mark the end of […]