I'm not only talking bout the Mayan calendar but here are many other factors that makes it hard not to believe that 2012 is the end .
For example .... solar storms ? The eruption of the volcano yellow stone , and the earth 's magnetic poles shifting so you will not have any protection against UV rays from the sun and burned to death when you go outdoors
I know there are still many more , but these are few. So are proof doomsday in 2012 ?
Winter solstice 2012 is just the manifestation of the " antichrist " or " man of perdition " in the middle of what Christians call the Tribulation 7 years ( just subtract 1260 days to get the start and add 1260 days to arrive at the end ) . Satanists and many pagan cultures from every corner of the world throughout history have celebrated this like the Sumerians, Babylonians , Cherokee , Hopi , Chinese I- Ching (confirmed by Terence McKenna ) , Mayans ( Pacal Votan ; Chilam Balam of Tizimin Mani , Chumayel ; Jaguar Prophet ) , Egyptians , Celts , etc. This evil event is called
One of the great needs of human beings is to be able to predict the future. This is normally done for profit (gambling, financial institutions) or for power (religious cults, politicians). To this end there have been claims that the world is going to end for as long as humans have been able to think. Think about it rationally; the number we give to a year, in this or any other calendar, is based on a random historical event. What effect can it have? Is there any evidence that the natural disasters you mention are starting to happen, because we would see signs of them starting now.