I have read many stories about the lost city of Atlantis. Did it ever really exist and if so, why have the ruins never been found?
The existence of an ancient technologically, advanced Utopian civilization that somehow suddenly sunk into the sea, has been written about, hypothesized and discussed over the centuries ever since the writings of Plato when he envisioned a great naval power lying close to the “Pillars of Hercules”, one pillar being the “Rock of Gibraltar”, the second pillar is still unknown.
Some scholars think that Plato was drawing upon memories of past events, when in truth, he was unknowingly drawing on future remembered events. Without going into detail here, personal psyche has the ability to remember the future as well as the past since inwardly, both exist simultaneously. The legend of Atlantis has become much more popular in recent history than it ever was in the past and many theories have been proposed concerning discovering the existing remains of this ancient “Shangri La” somewhere in the depths of the worlds oceans.
Some believe that it can be found in the area of the Aegean Sea, some in the Caribbean and some in the Arctic. Of course, this civilization, supposedly over 10,000 years old, could be anywhere since the earth’s landmasses and oceans have migrated and are not in the same positions they were in more ancient times.
There have been some very advanced civilizations that have existed on earth before what you consider recorded time. Some divergent offshoots of what you would refer to as primitive man were not primitive at all in comparison to your present day cultures. This was alluded in the Atlantis myths and legends of a very technologically advanced civilization that somehow disappeared within days in your scale of time. The real Atlantis did not disappear since it never really existed in physical fact. It did exist and still does in psychological fact in the vast field of probabilities and it is a viable functioning system of reality, from the Atlantans viewpoint, just as solid and concrete as earth.
From your viewpoint, it does not YET exist, since it has not been actualized in your version of atomic structure. Plato, was a very intuitive personality, and in his psychic musings, pre-cognitively sensed, picked up on the future probable existence of such an advanced civilization that every man and woman would like to inhabit. Edgar Cayce also pre-cognitively saw the existence of this future civilization, but placed it in the past, not realizing what he was seeing was a future civilization not yet realized within the physical system, but somehow based on real civilizations of the past that died out or advanced to the point that they ventured into other planetary systems. In that respect, the earth is far older than supposed by scientists and has been the home to some civilizations that greatly surpassed yours in certain aspects of their technological development.
It should be mentioned here that a civilization can evolve and move to another planetary system in other ways besides travel in a space vehicle. Through intent, an entire civilization can be reconstituted in another part of the galaxy or universe by dying out of your earth system individually or in masse and choosing to be born into another system at the other end of the universe, from your perspective. I say “your perspective”, because the universe you know, is only your “apparent universe” only and has very little to do with what you consider to be “time and space”. Incidentally, this type of individual or mass exodus of a civilization to another system could be accomplished if the current earth civilization is somehow destroyed or made unlivable to your species in the future.
Your universe is yours only, and your particular perceptive proclivities cannot be transposed on other civilizations who perceive something entirely different from the available undifferentiated energy configuration you call a universe. In a very real way your senses demand that you interpret certain things in certain ways unique to your own species in our own world. Other species, in other worlds do the same, and in that way, all worlds are kept in their own place, since you cannot mix and match the countless varieties of totally unique species and their sensual apparatuses distributed throughout the universe and you cannot mix and match the various systems either.
The true, prime universe does not exist in space, nor is it bound by time, but in psychological values hard to explain, other than to say, the prime universe, exists more in something approximating a very real dream or a superlative idea of All That Is, always expanding into a medium that cannot be adequately explained or understood by the current limited abilities of the human brain that must interpret its knowledge in terms of spoken words, phrases and physical constructions. It can be somewhat understood intuitively by the curious, inquiring and persistent mind.
Atlantis and its civilization already exist and will always exist in the probable system and may or may not be actualized and constructed in the world of concrete objects and events. In that respect, it is something for humanity to strive for, to evolve into and to inhabit sometime in the future when you have worked through current challenges. In that respect, you are not yet prepared for Atlantis.
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