*The Mayan
Factor:
Path Beyond Technology**This nOde
last updated September 12th,
2001
and is permanently morphing...**(7 Ik' (Wind)/7 Iq' (Wind) - 202/260 - 12.19.8.10.2)*

The Mayan Factor : Path Beyond Technology

by Jose Arguelles, Brian Swimme

Paperback - 221 pages (August 1987)

Bear & Co; ISBN: 0939680386

Mr. Argulles gives a concise
and easy-to-understand analysis of the Mayan Calendar, and then proceeds
to leap into unique and interestingly odd interpretations of this calendar
and what it means for humanity (based on his interpretation). Although
I question his New Age terminology, the ideas as presented are certainly
worth having a look at if you're interested in this subject and have a
tolerance for the mathematical complexity that this calendar can present.
Argulles has apparently amassed quite a little following by charging people
for "further information,"
but this book really is all one needs to understand his bizarre interpretations
of Mayan
spirituality.

"Then, as if a switch were being thrown, a great voltage will race through this finally synchronized and integrated circuit called humanity. The Earth itself will be illumined. A current charging both poles will race across the skies, connecting the polar auroras in a single brilliant flash. Like an iridescent rainbow, this circumpolar energy uniting the planetary antipodes will be instantaneously understood as the external projection of the unification of the collective mind of humanity. In that moment of understanding, we shall be collectively projected into an evolutionary domain that is presently inconceivable."

- _The Mayan Factor_, pp.
195-196.