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Commentary: The 'end of the world' beliefs have sequels, which is a good thing
Well, folks, we've done it. Fourteen days have passed since the world was supposed to end, and it just didn't happen. Glory be to the Mayan civilization that set us up, but, hey, it wasn't their fault if we missed the fact that all calendars come to an end — and then start up again. You know, like a second past every Dec. 31 midnight becomes Jan. 1.
By Diane Brown, email@example.com
January 2, 2013