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Joining The Dots

I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato's own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.


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Bock Saga

The Bock Saga is claimed to be an oral tradition transmitted within the Bock family in Finland until finally written down in 1984 by Ior Bock (1942-2010), the last survivor of the family. To add to our excitement Ior also believed that he is descended from the ancient Finnish god Lemminkäinen. A cursory investigation of any of the websites(b) dealing with the Bock Saga will reveal it to be a collection of balderdash. I give an example below:

“According to the Sa-Ga, the first major changes occurred just over 50 million years ago resulting in a shifting of the Pole causing all the lands to become ice. This was known as the time of “all the lands ice” – ALTLANDIS (note spelling) – otherwise known as Atlantis. Atlantis was not so much a location as it was a time in history”.

*In 2017, Caleb Strom published a critical assesment of Ior Bock’s ideas(a).*

Quite frankly I would expect readers to glean more information about Atlantis from a Harry Potter book than the Bock Saga.

*(a) https://www.ancient-origins.net/history-famous-people/ior-bock-saga-everything-we-know-about-history-wrong-008599*

(b) http://paulapeterson.com/Bock_Saga.html#Time%20of%20Atlantis