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Extremely NOT FUNNY Mayan apocalypse news
This from Chile, via an Australian online newspaper:
THREE members of an alleged cult accused of sacrificing a baby to save the world ahead of a Mayan apocalypse, have surrendered to police.
Police in Chile were still hunting for the alleged leader of the cult who is believed to have fled to Peru, after the baby’s mother and three other suspects were arrested on Friday.
The baby was burned alive on November 23 at a farm outside the city of Quilpe, some 110 kilometres west of Santiago.
Police reported on their Twitter account that one of the women wanted in connection with the doomsday killing surrendered early Saturday and was promptly jailed.
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This is precisely the problem with apocalyptic imagery and cultural fascination: There’s always some disturbed person who will not only take it literally, but will also then find it necessary to act on it.