Results for - The popularity of apocalyptic ideas

540 voters participated in this survey

1. What do you think is the main reason that nearly every generation has at least one date during their lifetimes in which an apocalyptic or doomsday event is predicted to occur?

Every generation wants to feel like theirs is the most important/exciting.
31%
166 votes
Every generation feels like they are experiencing the world at its worst.
34%
186 votes
The Bible (or other religious text) says the apocalypse is coming, but we aren't sure when it will happen.
30%
163 votes
Other (please specify)
5%
25 votes

2. Do you believe there will be an apocalyptic event during your lifetime?

No, of course not.
34%
183 votes
I believe a big change will occur, but I don't think it will be the doomsday that some people expect.
27%
147 votes
Not in my lifetime, but probably in the not too distant future.
14%
75 votes
Yes, there will definitely be an apocalyptic event occurring during my lifetime.
8%
43 votes
I am not sure.
17%
92 votes
08/01/2012 July 2012 contest 540 3 By: Echoreyna

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