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Every time someone believes the hype behind an apocalyptic theory that will end the world, and the hysteria that ensues. It is an old cumulative tale about a chicken (or a hare in an early version) who believes the world is coming to an end. The phrase "The sky is falling" has passed into the English language as a common idiom indicating a hysterical or mistaken belief that disaster is imminent.
Suffering from Chicken Little Syndrome, Johnny believes that either the Mayans were just lazy, or the world is coming to an end in 2012.
by agitprop27 July 22, 2010
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