According to the Mayans, it’s a new start.
They’ve always said that. Talk of apocalypse is misinterpretation. The calendar *resets* and starts all over again.
How much humans are involved in the new start, and in what way, remains to be seen.
It’s taking me a while to get used to the equanimity of Buddhist practice. Suddenly all life is just as important as my own. Standing on snails, for example, has me doing sanpai these days (bowing three times to acknowledge my anger greed and ignorance)….