Sumeria and the origins of man
I’ve always been fascinated by lost ancient civilizations like Lemuria and Atlantis for reasons I initially couldn’t understand.
Back in college, I enjoyed reading the Greek philosophers Socrates, Plato and Aristotle more than modern Western thinkers.
Said to be mere legend, Atlantis, I believe, really existed. Plato would not have written such a detailed description of the Atlantean civilization if it did not actually exist. He was no fiction writer.
Edgar Cayce, the American psychic and prophet who died in 1945, said while in a trance that Atlantis sank in the Atlantic Ocean around 10,500 years ago after some cataclysm.
Preceding Atlantis by hundreds of thousands of years was a huge antediluvian civilization called Lemuria, which also sank, but in the Pacific Ocean.
However, there’s no evidence at all of Lemuria’s existence, which is why it is dismissed as legend by archaeologists and historians.
My interest in ancient civilizations and the origins of man led me to visit such amazing places as Stonehenge in England; Jerusalem in Israel; the Acropolis, Parthenon and The Oracle of Delphi in Greece; the Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt; the legendary baths of Aphrodite in Cyprus; and the incredible Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, India.
In Cairo, when I tried to enter the great pyramid of Cheops several times, I would fall into a trance. My body couldn’t stand the strong energy.
My Egyptian guide thought I was just afraid of the dark. I said, “No, I’ve traveled halfway around the world just to enter and feel the great pyramid.”
I found the energy at the Oracle at Delphi to be very strong, and the atmosphere serene and majestic, compared to the cacophony in the Holy Land which was more like a market place than a holy shrine.
I thought that the Great pyramid of Egypt was ancient enough. I didn’t know there were more ancient civilizations and monuments that existed. For example, there was the recent discovery of the ancient city of Gopekli Tepe in Turkey which is believed to be more than 6,000 years old.
The reason for my fascination with these places was revealed to me in 1979 by a clairvoyant and fortune teller from Quezon City, who told me that I had been, in past lifetimes, a scribe in ancient Egypt, a monk in Tibet, and a soldier in Greece.
Lately, my interest has focused on the origins of man, who created him, and why. I learned there was an advanced civilization whose knowledge was much, much older than those of Atlantis and Lemuria. This was the Sumerian Civilization in Mesopotamia, now Iraq.
Sumeria is where almost every major epoch-making discoveries of modern life and technology originated, from the invention of the wheel, written language and agriculture, to the calendar and knowledge of the heavenly planets and constellations.
Although the peak of Sumerian civilization was some 6,000 years ago, their knowledge can be traced back to the coming of the Annunaki gods 445,000 years ago.
Sumeria was unknown to archaeologists, historians and anthropologists, and our knowledge of it began only in 1849, when 14 cuneiform tablets were discovered in Iraq and later deciphered.
Explorations over a wider area disclosed hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of clay tablets with detailed accounts of the life of the Sumerians, from their business transactions, political system, battles, and even the story of man’s creation.
Only 200 people in the world can read and understand Sumerian cuneiform writings, so it would take decades to translate them.
Since the Sumerian story preceded the writing of the Christian bible by thousands of years, it is speculated that the biblical writers got their story of man’s creation from the Sumerian creation story, but which was considered to be mythical and not real.
But if this Sumerian story was a myth, why is the biblical recounting of it considered real and factual?
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