Despite the variety of deities, the Egyptians conceived the origin of the world as singular. Only one god (Atum) was responsible for the emergence of the universe as a bubble of air in the vast, limitless, inert ocean and everlasting darkness of the undifferentiated primordial waters (Nun) that existed before creation. These waters continued to exist thereafter, for they surrounded creation in all directions and were characterized as an infinite flood (“HHw”).

How can you read this excerpt, realize the scientific relations in the quote and not be blown away by the tremendous knowledge the Egyptians had thousands of years ago. 

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