The idea of there being a "lost continent of Atlantis" is an irrational concept favored by the same people who believe in UFOs and Bigfoot. For the background, it was originally mentioned by Plato. Plato often spoke in allegories and it is likely that's what he was doing in this case. Even if he himself believed it, he actually got the story 3rd or 4th hand!
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