Friday, 07 Dec, 2007 Science

Biggest Fears Worldwide Revealed


According to a latest survey people worldwide believe that our planet becomes the worst place to live.

The poll conducted by Wall Street Journal Europe, included 18 countries worldwide with more than 1000.

Terrorism was the biggest fear in all countries, with war being on the second place. Britons said that the biggest threat to the planet was global warming, followed by natural disasters that also were named among the biggest fears.

The most pessimistic nation were the Greeks, with 74 percent having a negative outlook on modern society. The most optimistic nation were Indians, with more than half of all respondents having positive thoughts about the future of the world.

When people surveyed were asked about how they would improve the society, 14 percent of Britons and Italians were more likely to suggest charity as a solution while 39 percent of Greeks suggested environment cleaning to improve the society worldwide.

It was also found that people worldwide feel more positive about their family and friends with more than half of respondents trusting their close relatives and friends and having optimistic outlook about the future of their relationships.

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