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While I agree with the concept (that being: Shut up about the end of the world), I must point out two things:
1. The calendar depicted is an Aztec calendar.THIS is a Mayan calendar. So before you go off on a historical rant, whoever made this, get the history part right. That brings me to my next point.
2. Mayans did not get wiped out. There are many still living in Mexico, predominantly in the Yucatan Peninsula, where the Mayan culture originated and its traditions and rituals are still practiced. About 30 percent of Mexico’s population is indigenous, and about half of those in that category speak native dialects, including the original Mayan language and its variants.

While I agree with the concept (that being: Shut up about the end of the world), I must point out two things:

1. The calendar depicted is an Aztec calendar.

THIS is a Mayan calendar. So before you go off on a historical rant, whoever made this, get the history part right. That brings me to my next point.


2. Mayans did not get wiped out. There are many still living in Mexico, predominantly in the Yucatan Peninsula, where the Mayan culture originated and its traditions and rituals are still practiced. About 30 percent of Mexico’s population is indigenous, and about half of those in that category speak native dialects, including the original Mayan language and its variants.

(via realityisrippingattheseams-deac)

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