Across the Atlantic, Columbus opened, unwittingly, the New Atlantis. And strictly following the logic of the myth, this new country will go on the same path of the titans and kings of Atlantis. The path of excess, extravagance, materialism and the cult of individual success. Hardly a Columbus, going on 3 August 1492, he knew that his journey will be the beginning of a new era – a New time. And open them America was destined to play in this era of important, and perhaps major, role.