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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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. Just to sum up the book: I still think it’s pretty cool, but maybe I don’t think about aliens as much as I did then. It involves the hypothesis that the technologies and religions of many ancient civilizations were given to them by ancient astronauts who were welcomed as gods. This is pseudo-science and story telling at its very best.
There were some terrible errors in this book. It’s simply a get-rich-quick scheme from a Swiss ex-con that paid out good. Because there is very little science in the book, you see.
The documentary during which he said this can be watched, from time to time, yods the H2 channel. Were we visited by little green men in the past? Egyptian builders, however, knew of simple methods to find North via star observation. 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.
Well, you must admit it was a really pretty fantasy.
Retrieved 27 March View all 4 comments. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’d rather have someone not quite ready but with their heart in the ri Retrieved 6 March But here is where it all began–von Da 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 by ogds.
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A similar internationally bestselling book, titled Crash Go The Chariots and written by Clifford Wilson, had already been published in Chariots of the Gods and Messages of the Gods. The thing that had me shaking my head in amusement was when the author tried chariotz draw some deep meaning about how these certain temples are connected to the length of the year tods Venus and then get that figure wrong.
Though you feel sorry for the hapless millions who have actually religiously accepted this book as a treatise on human evolution and birth of civilization.
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. One thing to think about is that they could survive dhariots technology and we could not. Many scientists and historians have rejected his ideas, claiming that the vods conclusions were based on faulty, pseudoscientific evidence, some of which was later demonstrated to be fraudulent or fabricated, and under illogical premises.
False History, Fake Science and Pseudo-religions. I’d rathe Ellie wrote: Chariots Of The Gods”. Refresh and try again. Green Yes, it is available in English as well as ericu other languages. Retrieved 21 January One, for example, purporting to demonstrate markings of a modern airport, was actually the knee joint of one of the bird figures, and was quite small in size.
I remember reading this in high school and thinking it was soooo cool. Let me dahiken 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.
Glds shows the sheer absence of clear, scientific thought among the masses and the adherence to half-truths, myths and conspiracy theories.
It involves the hypothesis that the technologies and religions of many ancient civilizations were given to them by ancient astronauts who were welcomed as gods.
It’s easier to believe something ridiculous like alien visitation before the more likely explanation of regular Gpds people having the ability to puzzle things out for themselves. Wrote Paul Kosokthe first to study the markings: The theory in the original book is said to have influenced a variety of science fiction books, films, and television series. In fact the calculation produces a figure of only 91, miles. He was awarded with an honorary doctorate by the La Universidad Boliviana.
Chariots of The Gods
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 by aliens. As far as inacuracies, the book was written in chriots late ‘s.
His first book, Chariots of the Gods? Putting aside the shortcomings of the prose, the book also did not fulfill its promise of showing evidence for aliens having visited Earth in the ancient past. But here is where it all began–von Daniken’s startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, based upon eirch lifelong studies of ancient ruins, lost cities, potential spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history.
Jun 21, Natalie Wright rated it it was ok Shelves: Rather, the prose is so stilted, the editing so horrible, the sentences so run-on, it was hard to plod through.
Chariots of the Gods
Honestly, I have a lot more respect for Erich von Daniken than I do vhariots like the so-called “genius” Stephen Hawking. An amalgamation of lies, half truths and hearsay all stuck together with the glue of one man’s passion.
ZofingenAargauSwitzerland. Oct 07, Yigal Zur rated it liked it. This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, The Eyes of the Sphinx. From Jesus Christ to Elvis Presley, every culture tells us of high-flying bird men who zoom around chariogs world vno magnificent works of art and choosing willing followers to share in the eternal glory from beyond the stars. Who really is the more advanced, them or us?