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  • Of course, it's not.

  • Even in 1995 the notion of a lost civilization was not a new idea.

  • That notion has been around for a very long time.

  • We can take that notion actually back thousands and thousands of years.

  • The most famous example is Plato, the Greek philosopher Plato, Um, who gave us the story of Atlantis.

  • From Plato comes the story of Atlanta's A Great Advanced Civilization, which had navigating and seafaring skills, which could explore the world, which built gigantic buildings which had advanced knowledge in every area which was prosperous and powerful.

  • But then Plato says that corruption crept into this society, that it became cruel.

  • Andi avaricious.

  • It became greedy.

  • It began to impose its power around the world.

  • And he has a very ringing phrase, he said, that Atlantis ceased to where its prosperity with moderation on the suggestion is that it's this this hubris, this conceit of Atlantis that had become so sure of itself that somehow the universe struck it down, and we have the cataclysm of flood on disaster and Atlanticist submerged beneath the waves.

  • Now, of course, the view of historians and academics is that Plato's story is just made up.

  • He just made it up to make some political or philosophical point.

  • But this cannot be so that that that you can't be right.

  • I was very suspicious of that view the first time I heard it from a mainstream history.

  • And why are they saying that Plato made this up?

  • Plato repeatedly states that it is a true story on as we look into it further, we find something else that Plato puts a date on the destruction of Atlanta's, he says.

  • Atlantis was submerged beneath the waves in a huge global cataclysm 9000 years before the time of soul on.

  • That gives us an absolute date for this.

  • We know Solan.

  • We know who he Waas.

  • Solan was a famous Greek lawmaker.

  • He was an ancestor of Plato, as a matter of fact, about 200 years before Plato and around 600 BC so long, the great Greek lawmaker made a visit to Egypt and in Egypt, the priests at the Temple of SISE in the in the delta.

  • I told him the story of Atlantis, and they said that it was written on the walls of the temple, and he said when did this happen?

  • When was this great civilization destroyed?

  • And they said 9000 years ago on that was in 600 BC.

  • So that's 9600 BC in our calendar.

  • That's 11,600 years ago.

  • Plato is telling us a great civilization was destroyed in the global cataclysm Off Flood 11,600 years ago.

  • He's laughed at by all academics and historians.

  • But then geology comes along.

  • And lo and behold, what do we find 11,600 years ago is a truly cataclysmic episode in geological history.

  • It's called Meltwater.

  • Pulse one B.

  • We have a massive rise in sea level.

  • Is the ice sheets on North America Northern Europe Just column crumble in collapse into the ocean?

  • If Plato made the whole thing up, he was just astonishingly on the money with the latest geology.

  • And I think that we really have to reconsider our attitudes to these stories that have come down to us from the past.

  • Academics have been too quick to dismiss them, too quick to say, Oh, we figured the whole story out.

  • There's no mystery there.

  • Maybe there's a huge mystery there.

  • Maybe we should listen to these clues and hints from the past that speak of a great civilization.

  • So when I published fingerprints of the gods in in 1995 it was at the end of a long lineage going back to Plato and before and, of course, famously Ignatius Donnelly.

  • In the 19 hundreds, the early 19 hundreds and late 18 hundreds wrote Atlantis, the antediluvian world, which was a huge investigation of Atlanta.

  • So this subject has Bean tackled again and again and again and again.

  • Mainstream academia.

  • I said, No, it's impossible.

  • There could be no lost civilization.

  • We know everything about the past, and it's Bean dismissed.

  • But the problem is that new evidence keeps coming out, which can't be explained by the existing historical model.

  • New evidence that just doesn't fit the picture.

  • And my sense is that this evidence is now becoming overwhelming on that we're reaching a tipping point.

  • Maybe not this year, maybe not next year, but within our lifetimes.

  • We're going to see a complete the new understanding of the past or a radical re visioning of the past, and therefore of our place in the world as well.

Of course, it's not.

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DID PLATO LIE ABOUT THIS? Graham Hancock Details The Truth Of The Lost City Of Atlantis

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/08/25
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