Atlantis Today: The USA Poised for Destruction draws parallels between Atlantis and our current civilization. The similarities concerning the use of technology, social pathways, and political aims are unnerving. According to archeologists and researchers, the ancients did possess a high level of civilization--and it became their downfall. Shouldn't we heed history? Twelve thousand years later, we are repeating the same mistakes. As the year 2012 draws near and the Mayan Calendar ends, will we see a new, enlightened era, as many prophets predict, or will the “end days” befall us?