The very notion of European colonists, or of Spaniards, sailing here to the New Land, so long ago, is baffling. What grand civilization and complex culture existed so long ago, and how did it begin and grow? would it be here today if it weren't for our intervention? It never stops it just changes platforms.
I don't think our education system wants us to absorb the experience as our own or identify with it. I think it is a key to our nation's identity and understanding itself and of growing if it can, or maturing if it can, if not it will contribute to it's decay. Did Atlanteans come to the United States over the Iberian Peninsula? There have likely been so many changes over time, in landscape and geography, in climate, ice ages, desertification, would this knowledge ever slip away from our grasp, would it be intentionally kept hidden, what is the state of the human race from it's start til now, have we been cheated of our true glory or has our development been altered from an outsider? Are we losing our true history through the genocide of the Native Americans?
The Earth has a rare combination of so many different forms of life and that is what makes it unique in the universe. What is it in man that has made him forgotten the balance and what will it take to remind him?