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‘Why You Should Take the 2012 Apocalypse Seriously’

The "real" 2012 Apocalypse is already here...

The mythology of 2012 and its anticipated shift in consciousness provides an ideal pivot point for repackaging discredited ideas in an esoteric and therefore attractive new package. By appealing to people’s spiritual hunger for transcendent meaning, the notion of conscious evolution could be used to rationalize both radical departures from established norms and the sanctioned persecution of those opposed to a brave new world.

While sudden global catastrophe is no more likely on December 21st than any other day, take the proposition of a cultural apocalypse very seriously. Moral authority remains a powerful thing, and a people who believe that your claim to individual rights  hinders their conscious evolution will tread you under with glee. [...]

That last sentence perfectly defines the "progressive" mindset...

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