Saturday, 22 December 2012

The world is still here!

Well, the projected budget surplus has vanished, but otherwise the world still appears to be here even though the Mayan calendar may have ended  (see

This has apparently been achieved without the necessity for any human sacrifices, which I read was a habit of the Mayans.

It's interesting that the news report suggests that hardly anyone took the "end of the world" prediction seriously - which of course is as it should be, even though the Mayans were apparently good astronomers. I can't say that I have much sympathy for the "disappointed journalists" who, it is reported, could turn up few, if any, "true believers".

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