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    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]Read More »
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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.Read More »

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Pan was an 19th century name given to a supposed Pacific continent which was submerged many thousands of years ago(a). It is referred to in Oahspe – A New Bible, a concoction that was written by John Ballou Newbrough  produced by ‘automatic writing’(b) on a newly invented typewriter. Dr. Henry S. Tanner, famous for fasting for 40 days, was apparently a student of Oahspe and claimed that Pan, also known as Whaga, was sometimes erroneously called Atlantis. Tanner was also an active Mormon. However, he was not too sharp on details, describing Tristan da Cunha as being in the Pacific South Sea, while in fact it is in the South Atlantic.

The concept of Pan has now been revived by an American linguist and paranormal researcher, Susan B. Martinez in a new book, The Lost Continent of Pan[1325]. The author is overly influenced by the highly questionable content of *Newbrough’s Oahspe [1670] and has done nothing but replace Mu and Lemuria with Pan  and designate it as the world’s hyperdiffusionist cultural centre!*