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2012: The Truth Behind the Mayan Calendar End Date

2012 has taken the nation by storm — and will soon be raking in money at the box office when the apocalyptic film helmed by John Cusack and Woody Harrelson releases in November. But what does 2012 really signify and where did this "end date" come from?

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2012 has taken the nation by storm — and will soon be raking in money at the box office when the apocalyptic film helmed by John Cusack and Woody Harrelson releases in November. But what does 2012 really signify and where did this "end date" come from?

Renowned 2012 experts and authors, Daniel Pinchbeck and John Major Jenkins, address 2012's true origins, significance and possible consequences in this provocative episode. Find out what cycle endings really meant to the Maya and how we might change our society today to ensure ourselves a better, brighter future.

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