Jan 3, 2012

cognitive vs. dissonance circa 2012

Starting to learn cognitive behavior theory. As a thoughtful skeptic I tend to test theories, no matter how or in what context they're given to me, on a variety of different means before applying them to their proposed working model and using them practically.. I was astonished to find how well this practice worked on the big questions surrounding the 2012 end of the Mayan calendar.


Are the Mayans still around to have need of an extension to their calendar? Not so much. If were exterminated before y2k we too would have ended our digital existence then having no need for our bank machines and time cards to accompany us.. How do you imagine they felt back in zero BC/AD? Kidding but you get my drift. It's possible that their calendar ends simply because they had no need of any point of reference that far ahead and they assumed the task could easily be picked up by someone else on down the road or simply cycle back to 1. Indeed the day (12/21/12) does have very much the indication of the zero mark which is far from negative annihilation and way more a renewed potential positive possibilities.. You know, who wants to deal with umpteen digit figures when your scratch pad is made of rock? sheesh....

Dialogue be damned

Whenever I reflect upon my short comings, paranoid thinking due to incidents of abuse in my formative years that shattered my trust, and the...