May 4, 2012 9:15
Billion people believe that the world will end even during their life, but can not explain how it happens.
Hundreds of millions of people around the world to trust the secret knowledge of the ancient Mayan calendar which amounted to the end of 2012, providing for the offensive end of the world. This is according to a survey conducted by Ipsos, which was attended by 16,000 people, living in different parts of the world. The greatest confidence in the prophecies of the Maya showed the Chinese, where the end of the world in 2012 expect 20% of the population. But in Canada, those who are expecting in the near future apocalypse, found only 5%. Among them was Bruce Beach, which is the 70-ies of the last century is building a complex of underground bunkers in case the end of the world still come in time, certain Mayan Calendar.
In general, every seventh citizen of our planet (one billion people — Ed.) "I believe that the world would end in his lifetime, though he can not say for sure whether something to do with the Maya," writes The Global Post. According to the employee Ipsos Keren Gottfried, the majority of this group consists of people under the age of 35 years with a low level of education and income. Note, the calendar of the Maya civilization in Mesoamerica, the rise of which goes to the I millennium BC, covers 5000 125 years. It is rated up to 21 December 2012. Some people believe that after that, according to the beliefs of Indians, comes to an end. Others tend to think that the Mayan calendar just too lazy to take a longer time, and scientists have repeatedly said that the end of the world December 21, 2012 will not be.