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I would still like to direct our collective intellectual power to why we assume that Atlantis is to be found in the Atlantic. Is it a psychological trap we fall into because of the similarity in names? Or is it because we want it to be close to home? Will we feel we were a bigger part of it if were next door, instead of far away?

Are our emotions ruling our logic? We all empathise with the legend strongly. Something in our subconscious wants it to be true.

Why do most of us assume it to be in the Atlantic, instead of the Pacific, or Indian Oceans (as we call them today)? "Beyond the pillars of Heracles" means outside the straits of Gibralter, ruling out Thera in the Mediterranean.

So where are continent-sized (the size of Libya [Africa] and Asia-Minor combined) that would have disappeared quickly around 9000 BCE?

Hmmm...

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Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 361 Deep1 07-Mar-05 02:12
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 250 Piero 07-Mar-05 03:11
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Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 273 Hulke Alderman 07-Mar-05 08:07
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 249 Shesemba 07-Mar-05 15:05
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 239 Dr. Sunil 07-Mar-05 15:38
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 260 D-Archer 07-Mar-05 15:46
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 237 Dr. Sunil 07-Mar-05 15:53
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 186 SiddhaAwakens 07-Mar-05 16:24
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 259 MoonDog 08-Mar-05 01:45
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 242 Deep1 08-Mar-05 03:44
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 177 Dr. Sunil 08-Mar-05 16:08
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 277 Deep1 10-Mar-05 00:38
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 177 Hulke Alderman 08-Mar-05 08:24
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 280 Shesemba 07-Mar-05 16:18
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 207 Shesemba 07-Mar-05 16:20
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 219 Jerome 07-Mar-05 20:47
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 252 David L 07-Mar-05 22:50
PS 214 David L 07-Mar-05 22:54
Back to Atlantis 306 Deep1 08-Mar-05 02:51
Re: Back to Atlantis 207 Jerome 08-Mar-05 02:58
Re: Back to Atlantis 282 Deep1 08-Mar-05 03:37
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 203 Jerome 08-Mar-05 03:46
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 258 Deep1 08-Mar-05 03:54
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 210 Jerome 08-Mar-05 07:37
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 281 Deep1 09-Mar-05 02:43
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 205 SiddhaAwakens 09-Mar-05 18:16
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 258 Michael Hayes 09-Mar-05 19:50
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 223 Vinland 11-Mar-05 21:18
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 274 Deep1 12-Mar-05 01:39
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 224 MoonDog 12-Mar-05 07:32
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 242 Vinland 12-Mar-05 09:14
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 288 Eddie Larry 12-Mar-05 03:29
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 266 DPCrisp 08-Mar-05 10:34
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 230 Michael Hayes 08-Mar-05 21:16
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 353 MoonDog 08-Mar-05 23:12
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 230 SiddhaAwakens 09-Mar-05 13:42
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 215 Deep1 10-Mar-05 00:59
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 179 MoonDog 12-Mar-05 07:26
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 193 Vinland 12-Mar-05 09:21
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 269 Nolondil 12-Mar-05 21:22
Re: Is Atlantis in the Atlantic? 199 Shesemba 12-Mar-05 09:35


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