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October 17, 2019, 12:43 am UTC    
July 03, 2006 01:17PM
Rick Baudé Wrote:
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> Here's my modest proposal:As I recall one of the
> Mayan kings sacrificed over 50,000 people one day
> to prevent the end of the world. The fact that the
> world didn't end on that day is a mighty
> persuasive argument that he was right and perhaps
> he was holding the right end of the stick. So
> keeping that in mind might I suggest that we round
> up 50,000 politicians, religious zealots,
> terrorists, and other assorted riff raff and
> sacrifice them in a manner to be determined? It
> certainly couldn't hurt the world and it just
> might be an improvement. If nothing else it will
> leave just that much more food and water for the
> rest of us. When the end does come.


A number of mistakes. 1) The Maya never sacrificed anywhere near this number; 2) The Aztecs were the ones who did mass sacrifices; 3) the maximum numbeer claimed was 20,000; 4; The reason was not the end of the world but the inauguration of a new expansion of the Main Aztec temple.

Bernard

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over and over

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