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Why 2012?
 - Introduction
 - Mayan Calendar
 - Fractal Time / I Ching
 - Galactic Alignment

Cataclysm? How?
 - Maybe Eta Carinae?

 - Introduction / Ouroboros
Africa / Scandic / Babylon
The Americas
Ancient Greece & China
DNA & the I Ching
Were Dragons Real?

Nazca Lines
 - General Info
 - Who created them?
 - What do they mean?
 - Belt of Orion?
 - Other geoglyphs

Pole Shifts
 - Opposing Views
 - Velikovsky
 - How could they Shift?
 - Hapgood and Bowles
 - Evidence Part I
 - Evidence Part II

Global Pyramids
 - Middle East / Africa
 - The Americas
 - Europe
 - Asia and Pacific

Patrick Geryl
 - 2012 Polar Reversal
 - North Becomes South

As well as...
 - Cosmic Rays
 - 2012: Year of the Dragon

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The Bast Theory


There are two obvious camps whenever Ancient Mysteries are debated - those that cite a lack of hard physical evidence, and those that trust their instincts. Prime examples are the pyramids and flood myths. These were global phenomenons in ancient times, and the similarities appear obvious to the layman, which is why so many books on the subjects are published and sold. Serious academics, who went through university adhering to strict scientific principals, will argue that there isn't enough evidence to show that ancient societies were in contact with each other. Flood myths apparantly arose from local flooding, and global pyramids... it's all just a coincidence, they say.

It is as if 100 people witnessed a murder, and knew the murderer personally. The murderer fled. Each witness told their children, who in turn told their children. Amazingly, two generations later, the murderer returns to hand himself in. Hundreds of grandchildren of the original witnesses know who he is and that he is guilty, because of the details they had been told. But he will not be punished, because there is no physical evidence, and no original witnesses.

There is little likelihood of anything surviving the ravages of time unless it was specifically designed to do so. Even today, we are finding that we are unable to contain nuclear waste forever, and settle for a few hundred years of safety ( see here ). Ancient texts like the Dead Sea Scrolls have come to us only through a fluke of circumstances.

In the search for answers I have decided that starting with evidence and then developing theories is the wrong path. There is unlikely to ever be enough definitive evidence, and if there was, scientists and academics are the best qualified to do so. So I have begun with a theory, based on instinct and obviousness, and am now trying to gather enough proof to convince the majority of humans that are sane, regular people. I have little desire to change the opinions of academics, but I have respect for some of their methods and standards - where appropriate I will choose to quote academics over laymen, and as much as possible I will provide verifiable references for anything I find. Which means any mentions of Zacharia Sitchin or Erich von Daniken are unlikely, regardless of how well meaning and intelligent they appear to be.

I also choose not to mention UFOs. I wouldn't be too surprised if we had alien visitors from time to time, but evidence is lacking. And it would be difficult for me to remain a non-fiction author with the number of possibilities they allow.

 This is just a small portion of my online book, Survive 2012 - a look into possible ways our world might end, and how to survive. Available in bookstores sometime before 2012, fingers-crossed...

The Starting Point

In its purest form my theory is based on these assumptions:

  • Ancient cultures communicated with each other in some way
  • Mysterious Elders have appeared from time to time to guide us
  • Pyramids and mounds had a purpose other than burying royalty
  • Evolution doesn't generally occur in small stages
  • Global cataclysms have occurred within the last 12,000 years
  • Our galactic neighbourhood could be more dangerous than is commonly acknowledged

These assumptions are certainly not unique, and many books have been written on each, with perhaps the last being debated less often than the others.

The Theory

In One Sentence: Every so often a force from space causes global cataclysms and mass mutations.

  • The Anicent Mayan Calendar ends in 2012. We would be very foolish to ignore this warning, a doomsday date that may have been given to the Maya by others
  • Pole shifts have occurred in the past and will occur again. There is no known terrestial mechanism that can cause pole shifts, so the trigger could well be extra-terrestial. With the universe being the mystery that it is, we should accept that anything is possible.
  • Mass extinctions and rapid evolution occur at the same time as cataclysms. Rapid evolutionary change can only be achieved via extremely high rates of mutations, and by mutations that are not random. Unicorns and dragons once actually existed, they were mutant strains that didn't survive very long.
  • Cosmic rays cause mutations. A huge influx of cosmic rays would cause high rates of mutations. Although scientists are unsure about where all the cosmic rays come from, the source might be the same as what powers the pole shifts.
  • The ancients were aware of the dangers of cosmic rays and cataclysms and encoded information about them into their calendars, myths and monuments. I also believe that pyramids may have been designed as cosmic ray shelters.

All of these topics are, or will be, dealt with in-depth within these pages.

Why am I investigating these ideas?

As a human it is not surprising that I like humans. I don't want them to be wiped out. And I prefer them just how they are, as opposed to any mutant strain that might occur. The Mayan end-date is not far off, and if it happens to be the date of the next cataclysm, I would like to help some of us to prepare, and survive.

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Comments from Visitors

shawn l:

(03.09.2005, 01:15)


(06.09.2005, 11:45)

You will have to write a book on Survival then. - Is the future like the film Waterworld or Mad Max in the desert of Australia? No, there will be survivors. But the good news is that a polar shift does not occur overnight but takes more than a decade. Do you have to beleive in the Maya calender ? Or can we forgot it. Meanwhile live in the present, read a book on Survivle if you like. But don't panic. Get information on Polar shift from scientists ang get a more balanced view.
(09.09.2005, 10:40)

Matthew Sugden:
Hi Rob, - - A while back I wrote a small article for myself - it grew a little more recently into the article that Crawford was kind enough to host ( - - I linked to your site from which I wasnt very impressed with - it was TOO overly doom and gloom. From what little I've read so far (mostly peoples views) you have a really interesting website. - - Like I mention in that article above - I dont believe so many people would "feel" (if thats an appropriate description) things coming if they were all to die in horrific cataclysms... - - Another thing I've found in the last few days - there arent very often "original" ideas - for myself I thought I might pose some interesting points, only to discover they've been mentioned elsewhere - but on the other hand, what I wrote was really only for me - to get things off my mind.
(10.09.2005, 18:07)

James Partsch-Galvan:
Are we also gonna see the death and birth of new global political systems by 2012? I believe that Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism are all failed systems of the Old Age 20th Century. I believe in Galvanism. Galvanists are galvanizing the globe. Galvanism will galvanize to victory in this New Age 21 Century. Houston/Galveston is the birthplace of New Age Galvanism. A Global Political, Social, and Economic System for a New Age Man! - We are seeing the beginnings of it right now here in Houston/Galveston where so many of the victims of Hurricane Katrina have come. We have see the extremes of people from Barbara Bush's insensitve remarks about the victims to the many, many people who have given so much of themselves. - I think the great galvanic global galvolution has begun here in Houston/Galveston. - Please galvanize and vote for James Partsch-Galvan for Houston City Council At-Large Position #3 November 8, 2005 (713)528-2607
(11.09.2005, 23:08)

hey, i am not really into all this - but as soon as i saw ur site man im lovin it :) - i really do believe something will happen on 2012
(12.09.2005, 19:46)

dark future:
me too. in 2012 im gonna fuck ur mom
(13.09.2005, 14:50)

Im just gonna jack off and get drunk with Rob.
(14.09.2005, 02:36)

aight. Are you sure about all dis? or are you just some lowlife who likes scaring people? dude. i WROTE A LETTER TO N.A.S.A in 7th grade. they wouldve gave me something about 2012. o thats right. the press isnt "into you" ive read all this. we wouldve had a warning alredy numnuts! ur making a huge emergency out of coronal mass ejections. yea power will go out low- orbiting satellites will be taken down. it happened on 2000! come on! yea i know. you delete "unsuitible comments" every day. just cuz the truth hurts. bite me lozer.
(14.09.2005, 13:57)

aight. Are you sure about all dis? or are you just some lowlife who likes scaring people? dude. i WROTE A LETTER TO N.A.S.A in 7th grade. they wouldve gave me something about 2012. o thats right. the press isnt "into you" ive read all this. we wouldve had a warning alredy numnuts! ur making a huge emergency out of coronal mass ejections. yea power will go out low- orbiting satellites will be taken down. it happened on 2000! come on! yea i know. you delete "unsuitible comments" every day. just cuz the truth hurts. blow me lozer.
(14.09.2005, 13:59)

my sever is messed up so it doubled
(14.09.2005, 14:01)

The fact man:
Well,well,mixed comments and/or theories - Truth be known,the earth will be enveloped in a gassy soup come 2012,that has been wandering the galaxy.The earth briefly touched it about 10 years ago,as the "soup" ebbs and flows in an odd manner.As the earth and the "soup" touch each other again in 2012,it will be interesting. Destruction of the earth?doubt it,but it will be somewhat dangeous to human life.Mother nature will correct the attack on plant life.Either way,,it will definately wake up the world,and our existance will be forever in question.How do i know this?I could have answered that better when i was 7 years old. - Oh,,and by the way,we are not alone,fortunately for us.
(15.09.2005, 01:35)

Cindy A.:
Can you do something about all the filthy remarks on this website? It really should be made into a real board, where it's private. I have a 10 year old and a twelve year old and they really like really all this doom and gloon before bed, it helps them sleep better. But as a concerned parent I can't let them come here anymore becuase you allow all sorts of filthy, licentious, nasty, dirty, hedonistic, sexual remarks to be printed here. It's a shame because all the doomy stuff is just great. Shame on you, Robert Skelton!
(15.09.2005, 02:43)

Hey, "The fact man": Can I have some of whatever your smoking? Maybe the soup is between your ears--hahahahahaha!
(15.09.2005, 02:49)

Has any one ever heard of Nibiru. Does anyone honestly believe the elitist's secret societies do not have members in government,media, private not for profits, universities, and other institutions. They do, research trilatteral commission, council on foriegn relations, bilderberg group, knights templar, and the illuminati, to name a few. Listen it does not matter if there will be "doom and gloom" on DEC 21, 2012. Be wary of all that happens, look for problem reaction solution, in the media coverage of all events. Remember nearly all mass media in the U.S. is owned by 6 corporations and they all own stock in eachother, and they are well connected within our government. Peace be with you.
(15.09.2005, 17:47)

Hey, Rob, let's get together for some brewski's at PJ's tomorrow nite, mate.
(16.09.2005, 02:21)

I dont see any 'surviving' sugestions on this site,so where is the point with that name!
(18.09.2005, 07:27)

Edgar and Diego forever:
We're gay and thats why the worlds not gonna end for us.
(19.09.2005, 13:05)

Edg Duveyoung:
I know little about 2012, but an idea came that I haven't seen in any reports I've read - few that they have been. - - It's this. - - Suppose the ancients REALLY KNEW THEIR STUFF --that means they could calculate the astronomical movements with great precision. Given that assumption, suppose that 2000+ years ago a comet was seen in their skies, and that they calculated the orbit and it's return, and that they knew it would collide with Earth in 2012 when it came back. No modern astronomers were there to see it, so no one know it's just about "back." It's still seven year "out." - - Does anyone know enough to make this theory silly in my eyes? All it would take is some sort of consensus that they didn't have the "math muscle" to pull of such a prediction.
(19.09.2005, 13:05)

some surving methods are: - VISIT MY WEBSITE and download music and become a member. - and masturbate to barney.
(19.09.2005, 13:06)

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