(3) As to space travel, pirates, ghosts, and ancient temples, those things are not in an of themselves timeless. They come and go like other relics of our culture. Why do you suppose Tomorrowland looks so dated today, because the whole concept of the future (i.e., space travel) upon which it was based is outdated. Paradoxical, I know. So it is with the other things you mentioned. As to Carsland itself, its archetype is as old as the Bible, a place in the desert where one goes to find oneself.