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I'm trying to figure out if my mind is playing tricks on me by remembering something I've read years ago incorrectly or not. If I am remembering correctly, I want to know if anybody can help point me to where I might have read it. It's one of those stories of some hero of old that was taken up off of earth and he describes what the earth looks like as he travels away from it. Etana, Enkidu or other names may be used. I could have sworn that in one of this stories the end went something like this:

"I looked back and could no longer see the earth and I panicked and asked to be taken back to the earth, but I was told that 42 years (could be a different year cound) have gone by. Then I begged not to be taken back because I did not want to be any older, but I was told I would be no older."

It was similar to the above. Clearly many years going by on earth but very little time going by in the vehicle that's flying away from the earth is a clear description of time dilation do to high speed travel. I thought I had read it maybe in a Sitchin book or maybe another source, and yet to this day I have not been able to locate that story again. I don't know whether my brain is fusing together different stories or info from various sources into one, or if I'm just remembering wrong.

The question is, does the above part of the story sound familiar to anybody, and if so, what book might it be in?

Thanks for any help.

-Elhardt

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Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 371 Elhardt4320 09-Nov-06 23:49
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 194 Ahatmose 09-Nov-06 23:54
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 191 P Mac 10-Nov-06 14:20
Correction it was Elijah 201 Ahatmose 10-Nov-06 00:04
Sorry another correction ? 177 Ahatmose 10-Nov-06 00:19
Enkidu 201 Me 10-Nov-06 01:14
Re: Sorry another correction ? 168 P Mac 10-Nov-06 13:17
Re: Sorry another correction ? 224 Gary Osborn 12-Nov-06 17:27
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 257 Spiros 10-Nov-06 09:14
Enoch aka Hermes 201 Joyeuse 10-Nov-06 09:42
oops above of mine misplaced and meant for Elhardt4320 N/T 186 Joyeuse 10-Nov-06 09:45
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 247 Martin Stower 10-Nov-06 12:13
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 204 P Mac 10-Nov-06 13:32
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 187 P Mac 12-Nov-06 22:10
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 194 Raja 12-Nov-06 22:32
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 203 Cognito 10-Nov-06 18:15
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 213 Michael Hayes 10-Nov-06 20:06
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 142 P Mac 10-Nov-06 21:02
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 365 Broker 11-Nov-06 05:13
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 181 P Mac 11-Nov-06 11:03
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 180 Gary Osborn 12-Nov-06 17:36
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 171 Michael Hayes 12-Nov-06 18:05
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 201 Broker 12-Nov-06 22:32
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 195 Gary Osborn 12-Nov-06 13:17
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 139 Michael Hayes 12-Nov-06 13:33
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 177 Gary Osborn 12-Nov-06 17:45
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 207 Elhardt4320 11-Nov-06 00:44
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 168 Michael Hayes 12-Nov-06 13:47
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 199 P Mac 12-Nov-06 14:31
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 196 Raja 12-Nov-06 14:43
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 205 P Mac 12-Nov-06 15:17
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 175 Michael Hayes 12-Nov-06 18:11
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 197 P Mac 12-Nov-06 18:58
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 195 Michael Hayes 13-Nov-06 11:12
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 192 michael seabrook 12-Nov-06 15:19
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 223 Gary Osborn 12-Nov-06 17:52
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 187 Michael Hayes 12-Nov-06 18:20
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 250 Gary Osborn 12-Nov-06 21:24
Mind your Van 214 Me 13-Nov-06 00:17
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 186 Michael Hayes 13-Nov-06 10:40
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 215 michael seabrook 13-Nov-06 09:50
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 207 P Mac 13-Nov-06 12:19
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 207 michael seabrook 13-Nov-06 12:37
Re: Theory of Relativity in Ancient Text? 172 P Mac 14-Nov-06 11:09


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