Thoughtful in The Dark

The Atlantis Nightmare

June 28, 2024 Ralph Cortes Season 4 Episode 10
The Atlantis Nightmare
Thoughtful in The Dark
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Thoughtful in The Dark
The Atlantis Nightmare
Jun 28, 2024 Season 4 Episode 10
Ralph Cortes

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What can we learn from Atlantis? Explore the rise and fall of this legendary city through Mardar's eyes and uncover profound lessons on harmony and hubris.  — Ralph

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What can we learn from Atlantis? Explore the rise and fall of this legendary city through Mardar's eyes and uncover profound lessons on harmony and hubris.  — Ralph

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On the shores of the Aegean Sea, in the town of Thera, lived an ancient historian and mythologist named Mardar. Night after night, he pored over texts and artifacts, adrifting ancient tales, ancient tales. As the moon cast a slivery glow over the sea, Mardar drifted off to sleep and found himself dreaming of Atlantis. A magnificent city stood before him with concentric circles of water and land, shimmering walls covered in orichalcum and majestic palaces. There was grace and pride in the Atlanteans' movements. They spoke of Poseidon as their patriot and Atlas as their king, whose strength held the heavens in place, as their king, whose strength held the heavens in place. Walking the streets of Atlantis, Mardor witnessed the grandeur of the civilization. There was a bustling market where goods from faraway lands were traded, as well as vast libraries filled with knowledge from around the world. Atlanteans were artisans, philosophers and engineers whose inventions were centuries ahead of their time.

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But the dream took a somber turn as Mardar attended a grand council. According to their leaders, their people had grown arrogant, disregarding the harmony that had sustained them. They were whispers of a coming cataclysm, a punishment from the gods for their hubris. As Mardar stood on the outskirts of the city, the earth began to tremble. There was a great surge of waves coming from the sea and the sky became dark. Seeing Atlantis, the mighty jewel of the ancient world, washed away under the waves, Mardar petrified in horror.

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The images of Atlantis were vivid in Mardar's mind as he woke. It was more than a fantasy. To him, it was a warning and a lesson from history. Whether real or allegory, Atlantis spoke about the delicate balance between human achievements and nature's forces. Mardar dedicated himself to sharing the story of Atlantis, not as a story of a lost paradise, but as a reminder of a lost paradise, but as a reminder of the fragility of civilization and the importance of living in harmony with the environment. And though it was but a dream, the spirit of Atlantis lived on, a beacon of wisdom from the depths of time. Thank you.