Marlene Speck

Marlene is currently finishing her BA in Communication Science and Sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. In addition she is leading the Munich office of AIESEC, the world’s largest student organization.

Doomsday Prophecies

February 28, 2012

How self-fulfilling prophecies influence society. This is not the first time the world is supposed to end. Pope Silvester II predicted that doomsday would arrive on New Year’s Eve 999AD. Mass hysteria broke out among Christian believers with villages being plundered and pillaged. When the year 1000AD started without the...