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Atlantis: Worth all
If you have ever taken the time to
learn something about Atlantis, it’s pretty clear why the legend still persists.
The island nation was said to have been extremely wealthy and powerful with
solid gold statues atop hills and in the temples of a carefully planed and
constructed city, ruled by the God of the sea, Poseidon. Abundant raw materials
and advanced agriculture for food assured a prosperous life for the Atlantian’s.
A great diversity of plants and wild life, much of it domesticated, even
elephants and other exotic animals must have been a resource of wonder and joy.
A good and simple life is what comes to mind; that is until something went
We know what we know about Atlantis from only one source, Plato. From his
account in the two dialogues that have survived, (Timeaus and Critias) the
legend continues to flourish some two thousand and three hundred years later. A
remarkable run for any story true or not. We must keep in mind that Plato never
saw Atlantis first hand, but rather it was a story that had been told to him by
the Greek ruler Solon. Therefore it would seem that we are dealing with, I heard
it from a friend who heard it from a friend etc. Not to be discouraged, Plato
was one of histories greatest minds and wrote prolifically on politics, history,
and philosophy. Therefore, I think, as many do, we have a very reliable source.
Remember that the city of Troy was once thought to be
only a myth as well. More recent archeologists have uncovered the site of Sodom
along side the Dead Sea. Then there are ancient sites like Ester Island or
Stonehenge that dates back so long no one is certain of the origins even though
we know they too were once thriving civilizations. Therefore, it is not at all
ridicules to believe Plato’s account is founded in some truth.
The story of Atlantis’s demise is what becomes more controversial and shrouded
in speculation and the out right ridicules .According to Plato the Atlantian’s
became greedy a complacent and began a campaign to conquer more land including
Greece. This did not take well with the Gods and Zeus the top God called them
all together to decide their punishment. Earthquakes, volcanoes, and the whole
continent sinking into the sea is the original account. Apparently it was a
pretty harsh calamity because this was to have occurred some eleven thousand
years ago and no one has found evidence of it at all. Yes their have been a
multitude of other explanations from some bizarre theories, and not just a few
who clam to have found the place.
Between the Pillars of Hercules out in the vast Atlantic lies the assumed
location of this lost wonder. From alien technology now gone, to giant tsunamis
that wiped it off the map, to dry up ruins on dusty plains in Peru, to sunken
boulders off the coast of Bimini, even ancient thermal nuclear explosions, the
search goes on. One brief footnote: If it is found…I’m moving there!
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