If anyone has an explorer’s spirit, go on stellarian.com, pick Mayan astrology, choose the latitude and longitude for Tikal, Guatemala, choose December 21, 2012 and watch their constellations speed through the night sky. The old man with the Pleiadies (sp?) for a hat takes a nose dive from the center of the sky directly to the horizon. The Mayans before 300 AD were so cool. No human sacrifice until the Toltecs came down from Mexico City aka Tenochtitlan.