Hi, Running Man,
Your point is well taken.
But please note the technique Moses, the writer, who lived after the flood, used. He gave a description that others could understand, which is the rivers that existed during his time. Alhough the world looked different. It was like him saying, "You know where those 4 rivers are now? Well, that is where Eden was". And the people living during that time would say. "Oh, yeah, riiiight."
For instance, we use the term "Middle East" freely. Yet, this term did not exist until the late 19th century. Yet, WE understand the modern area even though someone living in ancient times would have to have these boundaries explained to them. (Especially the Suez canal and the Aswan dam)
So the face of Africa is changing with the deserts, damming of rivers and other human ehanced differences.
Good thread, don't you think?
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Edited by - sableindian on 20 September 2002 21:41:6