(YouGov)Many Americans have experience with natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes but each time that one hits an area of the country it is apparent that few people take disaster preparation as seriously as the government tells them to. When people are often so woefully unprepared for a hurricane or earthquake, what hope is there if civilization as we know it were to collapse?
Research from YouGov shows that Americans are relatively optimistic about their fate in the event of an apocalyptic event. People tend to say that their survival time in the event of an apocalypse would be roughly the same as most people in their community (42%). 32% say that they'd live longer than most while 11% think that they'd end up dying early on. There is a significant partisan split on this question, however.
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