The way I see it, the end of the world happens frequently. The world of autumn ends when the leaves are gone, trees are bare and the snow has covered everything. A new world of winter begins and will end with the warming of the world of Spring.
The end of the world happens everyday when we go to sleep at night and today becomes yesterday and we head into a new world of tomorrow. Days and times are an interesting construct. Children are in a world of wonder. A woman told me that her son counts days in yesterdays and tomorrows. How many tomorrows until...
For the Mayans, December 21, 2012 is the end of their 5125 year calendar. Time for a new calendar and a new world.