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Author: Anthony F. Aveni

Why Maya 2012 Fascinates Us

By: Anthony F. Aveni

Apocalyptic ideas have always been popular in the United States. We have long conceived of our country as the land of free thought and, for many, a safe haven for millenarian prophesying. This attitude began in 1500, when Christopher Columbus wrote: “Of the new heaven and the new earth which the Lord made, and of […]