Erich von Däniken’s “Chariots of the Gods” is a work of monumental importance– the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth had been. THE SEVEN MILLION COPY BESTSELLER The groundbreaking classic that introduced the theory that ancient Earth established contact with aliens. Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance– the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth had been visited .
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In fact the calculation produces a figure of only 91, miles. Conspiracy theory researchers, rumour mongers. Hence, the idea that they were incapable of doing the things they obviously did, it must have been someone from space.
Which is part of the reason I know look at my once favorite fi Let me start of by saying that I do not accept this as the truth, however the some of ideas are not as far-fetched as caniken might seem at first. Chariots of the Gods?
A local priest, Father Crespi, stewarded a collection of the gold extraterrestrial relics, he said, with special permission from the Vatican. Dec 14, Nandakishore Varma rated it liked it.
However, archaeologists see nothing special about the figure, a dead Maya monarch K’inich Janaab’ Pakal wearing traditional Maya hairstyle and jewellery, surrounded by Maya symbols that can be observed in other Maya drawings.
What I like most about Erich and his books is that instead of trying to disprove ancient “mythology” quotations are necessary because technically it is not mythology, but very old religion and events that took place in the ancient world like many researchers seem to do these days, he proves that all of it is very much real.
The documentary during which he said this can be watched, from time to time, on the H2 channel.
Retrieved 2 November Surely Victorian England was visited and ruled by the Time Lords who then vanished. He reported seeing mounds of gold, strange statues, and a library containing metal tablets, all of which he considered to be evidence of ancient extraterrestrial visitation.
From his books two full-length documentary films have been produced: It shows the sheer absence of clear, scientific thought among the masses and the adherence to half-truths, myths and conspiracy theories. Ultimately this book is worth reading so that you can observe all the twists, turns and sidesteps the author goes through to try and convince you. The rocket shape is actually two serpents joining their heads at the bottom, with the rocket “flames” being the beards of the serpents.
Chariots of the Gods posits a variety of hypotheses dealing with the possibility of extraterrestrial beings influencing ancient technology. The theory in the original book is said to have influenced a variety of science fiction books, films, and television series. Well, you must admit it was a really pretty fantasy.
Chariots of The Gods
I am sure most people will pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, ridiculous, blah, blah, blah. View all 3 comments. Jul 26, Arun Divakar rated it did not like it. View all 16 comments. Which is part of the reason Charits know look at my once favorite field of study with a bit of disdain. Not because of large words or the difficulty of the issues.
I have always been intrigued about the possibility of alien life, so, crazy as this guy is, its a fun subject. It’s easier to believe something ridiculous like alien visitation before the more likely explanation of regular Earth people having the ability to puzzle things out for themselves. Now that we finally are Americans, I cannot say that we are proud of it. Unsolved Mysteries of the Past German: Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods is, of course, one of, if not the, classic works of pseudoarchaeology and UFOlogy.
Chariots of The Gods by Erich von Däniken
Many scientists and historians have rejected his ideas, claiming that the book’s conclusions were based on faulty, pseudoscientific evidence, some of which was later demonstrated to be fraudulent or fabricated, and under illogical premises.
This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Nearly every sentence in the book contains some error, dani,en, or downright howler.
This best selling book was probably the water shed moment in the proliferation of conspiracy theories and other pseudo-scientific stuff in the popular literature. A Synopsis of Facts and Beliefs.
I have to say he raised some interesting points, but my main interest was that it is often too difficult for people to believe that ancient cultures were very sophisticated and able to create things from their imaginations in much the same way we do.
The finest review I could think of for this book was by a man whose intellect I immensely admire. The author would present intriguing mysteries from the historic record and archeological sites, then lead the reader to question it often making extreme assumptionsthen drop a bunch of questions.
Views Read Edit View history. The book goes on to suggest that the origins of religions, including interpretations of the Old Testament of the Bibleare reactions to contact with an alien race. Not only that, but in his book, he says that there is no evidence of Egyptian workers so they had to have outside help;  however, archaeologists have found evidence of buildings that workers would have resided in.
It fed upon people’s need to feel that we come from something “out there. Latest Discoveries and Research. I gave it 3.