The Hollow World

February 25, 2024
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or The World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky

Introduction: A World Within a World

Most scientists agree Earth has three layers: crust, mantle, and core. But what if I told you there’s a theory proposing it’s a hollow shell with another world inside? Welcome to the Hollow world.

From Babylonia to Hindu mythology, tales of an underworld beneath Earth’s surface have echoed through history. Cultures worldwide have stories of subterranean realms.

The Birth of a Theory: Sir Edmund Halley and Beyond

Sir Edmund Halley proposed the hollow Earth theory in 1692. Despite later attempts to disprove it, the idea persisted. In the 19th century, Captain John Cleves Symmes Jr. advocated for exploration and colonization of the inner Earth.

Symmes proposed the Earth is hollow, with openings at the poles for exploration and habitation. His advocacy attracted both supporters and skeptics, leaving behind an enduring fascination with the concept.

Exploring the Hollow World in Literature: From Jules Verne to Edgar Rice Burroughs

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne and At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs take readers on thrilling adventures into the depths of the Earth.

The Shaver Mystery: Ancient Beings and Telepathic Communication

Richard Shaver claimed to have communicated with ancient beings living in caverns below Earth’s surface, sparking widespread speculation and debate. The legend of Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s expeditions to the poles, where he supposedly made contact with advanced civilizations within the Hollow Earth, continues to intrigue conspiracy theorists.

While the Hollow Earth Theory remains on the fringes of mainstream thought, it persists in various forms within subcultures and communities, inspiring imagination and curiosity.

Conclusion: Exploring the Depths of Imagination

Whether dismissed as pseudoscience or embraced as a tantalizing possibility, the Hollow Earth theory invites us to delve into the depths of imagination and curiosity, where anything is possible.


Wired – Fantastically Wrong: The Legendary Scientist Who Swore Our Planet Is Hollow

Geophysical Institute – The Hallow Earth Theory

LinkedIn – The Legend of Agartha and the Hallow Earth Theory (WITH SOLID PROOF!)

Crytstal Links – Hypothesis

Wikipedia – Hallow Earth

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