Archive for June, 2014

The Legend of Lemuria – Part Two

When the sixteenth century English poet John Donne penned the famous words “No man is an island”, he used the image of a tiny island, lost in a vast ocean and cut off from everything else in the world, to convey the idea of complete and total isolation. There is perhaps no better example of […]

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The Legend of Lemuria – Part One

In his written dialogue called Timaeus, Plato described how Solon, the famed lawmaker of ancient Greece who lived 600 years before the time of Christ, had travelled to Egypt where he was honoured for his wisdom and understanding. According to Plato, while he was in Egypt, Solon had asked an elderly Egyptian priest if he […]

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