Quiz: Can We Guess the Natural Disaster That Best Matches Your Life?
Can We Guess the Natural Disaster That Best Matches Your Life?
By: Zoe Samuel
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About This Quiz

Life is a natural disaster! You move through the environment of your life but the ground shakes, fire falls from the sky, the rivers burst their banks, the animals run amok and the world cracks open just when it shouldn't. Does this feel like your life to you? It does to us!

Have you ever seen The Tempest? Since before Shakespeare's time, people have written about their lives in terms of metaphors, often using natural disasters as a model. Natural disasters seem to have personalities all their own, with each one wreaking havoc in a specific way, often leaving some things completely untouched while raining ultimate destruction on other things. It can feel like a natural disaster is a person with petty motives, not a random force of nature. While scientific explanations can be made for why natural disasters follow certain patterns, it does little to explain the disaster that is life.

Are you having trouble putting a finger on why your life is the way it is? Does it seem like things are spinning out of control, or going up in flames? Good news! We have a system for figuring out what natural disaster represents your life, and all you have to do is take this quiz!

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