“All countries swim in the sea. Can you imagine that? It is not true that countries go down to the bottom, but the country, all countries, swim in the sea. Beneath the countries there is also the sea.
England was once down there under the sea. One would, when one crossed this piece of the sea, of course, hit the ground. So the thing is that there have been times when England was under the sea.
Why is such an island that actually floats in water, not going back and forth like a ship? Well, the earth is not the reason. The reason is the constellation. “ (Rudolf Steiner)
Source: Rudolf Steiner – ”On the life of man and the earth. About the essence of Christianity“, complete works volume 349 (GA349, page 204).