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EvonSD wrote:
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> Anything is possible when faced with the scope of the age of
> the Earth and how short our lifetimes are in relation to it's
> age. It is very feasible that mankind has risen to greatness
> and fallen many times in the millions of years of the Earth's
> existence. I never understood why scientists always assume
> this it is impossible and laugh at the notion of Atlantis
> when they, out of all people, should realize the most how
> short term our small lives are in relation to the
> universe... As an example just think of the thousands of
> years some of these societies such as the Sumerians and
> Egyptians flourished. It has only taken us around 300 years
> to reach our technological peak, yet we still think we are at
> the height of mankind's greatness. How ridiculous can we
> think?

The Earth is like a giant etch-a-sketch that gets cleared every few hundred millenia! ;) Seriously, I think that notion is possible. In Plato's Timeus, Solon not only talks about what he learned of Atlantis but he also was told that the Earth and civilization has been destroyed many times by many great floods, to paraphrase it very loosely. I think that was knowledge that came from an ancient Egyptian priest. Too bad that library in Alexandria burned down. I wonder if it would have held that information!

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