- Norwegian sociologist Johan Galtung, famous as the man who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union, many years ago, foresaw the collapse of the US in 2020.
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According to “Politesse”, predictions about the decay of America was a huge amount. However, they were United on one thing: the lack of a specific date. One forecast says that the end of the US will come in 2020. Its author is the Norwegian sociologist and mathematician Johan Galtung. Trust the sociologist calls at least for one reason: at the time, he predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union, the events in Tiananmen square in 1989 and even the September 11 attacks.
This year Galtung is 90. As a consultant to the UN he was involved in resolving more than 50 conflicts around the world.
The well known sociologist has acquired due to its accurate predictions. In particular, in 1980, he said that in ten years the Berlin wall would fall and the Union be destroyed. In the US, Galtung and is called the new Nostradamus.
However, today in the United States the predictions of the sociologist not so popular: according to him, the USA in 2020 waiting for an insurmountable crisis and the subsequent collapse, by 2025, the country will cease to exist. His prediction that he announced in the early 2000-ies.
Head of the laboratory of monitoring of risks of sociopolitical destabilization of the HSE Alexey Korotaev noted that a major collapse in the U.S., which could lead to civil war and the subsequent disintegration of the country, say in the scientific community for quite some time. In particular, the Russian scientist Peter Turchin in 2010 in the journal Nature “predicted a sharp increase in political instability in the United States, until the civil war, with a peak around 2020.”
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