Fight the Hype

Roland Emmerich’s movie 2012 debuts this week. It’s the grossest, most obscene heap of apocalyptic propaganda ever splurged. I renounce it, denounce it, and pronounce it obscene.

If you’d like to tune in to some alternative views of 2012, check out a counterpoint to Emmerich’s absurd vision: the event “2012, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dimensional Shift.”


Alternative Future Histories

The 2012 Story: The Myths, Fallacies, and Truth Behind the Most Intriguing Date in History by John Major Jenkins

How can we cut through all the noise about 2012 and gain true wisdom from the Mayan teachings about this moment?

2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl by Daniel Pinchbeck

…what happens in 2012 depends on what humanity decides to make of it. We might see global famines and wars and increasing misery, or we might decide to institute a new planetary culture based on empathy, alternative economic systems, sustainable design, and an equitable sharing of wealth.

Beyond 2012: Catastrophe or Awakening?: A Complete Guide to End-of-Time Predictions by Geoff Stray

Cast Your Lot With Those Who Imagine Redemption

2012: Time for a Change is a film presenting an alternate view of the numinous transformations ahead.

Rather than breakdown and barbarism, 2012 will herald the birth of a regenerative planetary culture, where collaboration replaces competition, where exploration of psyche and spirit becomes the new cutting edge, replacing the sterile materialism that has pushed our world to the brink.