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The Atlantis saga part IV.

(Published in GralsWelt 26/2002) T E R U N T E R G A N G Can a continent disappear? Whoever wants to take Plato's Atlantis report seriously must ask himself how an island "larger than Asia and Libya together" can disappear. If Plato with "Asia" has probably meant only Asia Minor, so [...]

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The Atlantis saga part III.

WHERE'S ATLANTIS? (Published in GralsWelt 25/2002) At various places, on continents and in oceans, Atlantis was suspected. Although the focus is on the Atlantic, it has also been localized in the Mediterranean, Africa, America, the Pacific, the Indian Ocean and even Antarctica. [...]

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The Atlantis saga part II.

(Published in GralsWelt 24/2002) PREVIOUSLY MEMORIES Scientists cannot agree on the existence of an as yet undiscovered, early high culture; but many serious researchers consider Plato's Atlantis report to be reliable and look for traces of the vanished civilization. This lost culture is presumed to be found in [...]

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The Atlantis saga part I.

(Published in GralsWelt 23/2002) THE SUNKEN WORLD In the understanding of history of the people of the 19th century there was a continuous rise of human culture. From this perspective, progress follows progress. They even took the collapse of states and civilizations so calmly, [...]

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Mesmer's magical magnetism

(Published in GralsWelt 15/2000) “My healing method cannot be learned, it is given to me.” Franz Anton Mesmer (1734-1815). The eighteenth century was an interesting and complicated epoch in Western intellectual history, in which several very opposing currents collided. Superstition and Science On the one hand, the Baroque era had the [...]