Originally Posted by notorious
12/21/12 is when they discover life.
It should be what unites humanity, but probably won't.
It won't unite humanity unless it is a hostile enemy hellbent on our extinction. More than likely all it will do is create some twitter and facebook buzz for a week or so, and spark off a ridiculous nationwide religious debate discussing if Alien life forms have souls or not, and if they go to Mormon heaven or Normal heaven...
Unless the life form is cute and the size of a puppy, most humans won't give a shit.