ah, so we're managing expectations now?
"The world will definitely be literally ending December 21st, 2012"
"Well, maybe not a literal end to the world, maybe it'll just be some kind of major change. But if the world still ends, I'm still right. But if it doesn't, then I just meant it's going to be a major cultural shift, that may or may not be discernible to the average person without special insight into these kinds of things."