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 . Erich von Däniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance— the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient. Von Daniken’s sequels to this book, “Gods from Outer Space” and “The Gold of The Gods” are also selling well, as are flocks of imitations. The popularity of such .

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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 they might seem at first. Throughout the book he underestimated the ingenuity of the people danikej the past and tries to create a image of them as being stupid and helpless.

Product details Format Paperback 10 pages Dimensions x x To document all of them would take an entire book and, what do you know, someone bothered to do it.

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The author raises some important and intriguing questions, but I can’t recommend that readers pay for a book of questions. The mistake fo to rigidly try to classify the myths as facts or stories. How do you hope the book will be remembered today, and another 50 years from now for its th anniversary? Top 10 Horror Movies Tag: This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, erlch the author’s own popular sequel, “The Eyes of the Sphinx.


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One reason I love the ancient astronaut theory is because it brings light to all chaiot thing archaeology conveniently “overlooks”. It’s more of a pamphlet that raises questions. In 2 Minutes Tag: Prometheus from Ridley Scott is a Chariots of the Gods theme. Ancient Aliens 7 14 Jan 25, What do you hope a new generation of readers might absorb and understand from Chariots of the Gods? In my opinion, Ogds feel that these kinds of things being told to us is just another way to brainwash people into thinking that it’s non-existent.

One star for “scholarship” and five stars for entertainment value. The theory in the original book is said to have influenced a variety of science fiction books, films, and television series. The chriot review I could think of for this book was by a man whose intellect I immensely admire.

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Rather, the prose is s I’m a fan of the first season of Ancient Aliens and I wanted to read this book because it seems to be the one that started it all. It is not fair to bash a work for inacuracies from the viewpoint of the 21st century, Of course there are inacuracies! He lives in Switzerland but is an ever-present figure on the international lecture circuit.

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A great deal of our real history has been occluded by the irrational zealotries of past and maybe not so past religious and politcal authorities – an immeasurable shame. Mar 08, Werner rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Search for Ancient Technology”. Looking for beautiful books? The book was adapted as a German documentary film, Chariots of the Godsproduced by Terra-Filmkunst.

danikken The most unusual theories about why the mysterious monument was built”. Had we known that Trump would win the election, we would have thought about it twice if gocs wanted U. I could rant on the stupid theories in the book but I will let you do it yourself. I don’t know if I’d go that far just yet, but I certainly cannot say that it is an impossibility.


It I am sure most people will pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, ridiculous, blah, blah, blah. 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. Every detail of early history and prehistory, and an array of physical artifacts, are interpreted in light of this claim, reich these interpretations are then advanced as “evidence” for it.

Searching for the Ark of the Covenant: If you were alive in the s and had any level of interest in the pervasive culture of UFOsthen you totally owned a dog-eared paperback copy of Erich von Daniken’s ancient astronaut expose, Chariots of the Gods? In one Goodreads group which some of my friends belong to, they’re having a discussion of the ethics of giving a book a one-star rating with no explanatory review; one dhariot likened the chriot to a drive-by shooting. Chariots of the Gods posits a variety of hypotheses dealing with the possibility of extraterrestrial beings influencing ancient technology.

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But if you want to read pure, concentrated bullshit, pick up Chariots of the Gods.