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The world is a never-ending cycle of chaos and order that can't be predicted or planned for in any way. Some people probably knew what to do during the quake that rocked Crete in 365; others had no idea how to handle the trillions of locusts that swarmed like a plague across America in 1874, eating everything in sight. From meteor strikes to dust veils to volcanic eruptions that made summer disappear for an entire year, the people of the ancient world had a lot of rough hands dealt to them that we've been lucky enough to avoid in modern history.
For all the damage that nature can do, if there's one thing humans have proven time and again, it's that they overcome. They can survive. In the face of utter destruction, humans can regroup and rebuild. It may be a slow process, and the toll to get to that point is higher than anyone ever wanted to pay, but what else can we do? If you feel like you've been around the block before, then It's time to find out what ancient disaster you lived through during one of your past lives. Take the quiz and see!
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