Idea Channel Do We Want the World to End?
Idea Channel explains why we keep falling for false predictions about our own demise. Details
Program: Idea Channel
Episode: Do We Want the World to End?
The so-called Mayan long count calendar predication of the apocalypse is based a fundamental MISUNDERSTANDING of Mayan calendars and society. It's so far off base that scientific and anthropological experts can dismiss it with laugh. Yet, if it's so fundamentally wrong, why do we keep hearing about it? Why are there movies and news casts and websites dedicated to this non-event?
Premiere Date: 12/19/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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