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 . Erich von Däniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance— the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient.
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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. I’m also anti-Trump and anti-racist.
After some time, even the most gullible reader will feel that this is to borrow from Wodehouse “pure apple-sauce”. This is not to deny that there are mysteries in the past, but then so are there in any field of human study – that does not mean that we have to postulate such excesses based on so little evidence. Not once in this book does he claim to have such proof, and he repeats that over and over.
But now that the ancient alien theory has been explored more fully – and made into an entire television series – this book falls flat. I could see her point; but in my case, on the rare occasions I’ve done it, it’s been with nonfiction books read in the past that I didn’t have leisure to review, but didn’t want people who might browse my shelves to think I agreed with or endorsed, just because I’d read them.
He uses the breadth of citations and the assumption of reported events to propose the theory that these ancient Gods were, in fact, aliens who had brought advanced teaching to ancient peoples and had used their superior technologies to create the ruins that are still visible today.
Chraiots also attacks the notion that ancient mythologies and artwork were imaginative. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Chariots of The Gods
You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. But his speculations, the assertions as they are shown and presented in Chariots of the Gods and his other and similar books have always left a rather nastily bitter taste in my mouth, a feeling that the author in many ways actually tends to actively despise humanity, and that he especially despises and cannot accept the fact that individuals like eroc Mayans, the Egyptians, the Aztects were able to create, to chaiots with cleverness and intelligence read their OWN cleverness and intelligence.
When I was young I was convinced that aliens had visited us on many occasions.
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. I felt the need to put out there that 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. Jun 21, Natalie Wright rated it it was ok Shelves: View all 10 comments. Really, I am fascinated by this whole concept.
SSR 1 2 Oct 07, Himself – Academy of Science, Minsk Rest of cast listed alphabetically: I gave it 3. This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own danikne sequel, The Eyes of ghe Sphinx. Scientific howlers abound and logical flaws proliferate yet the book sold in their millions and sparked off a host of imitators, some of which like Mystery of fhariots Ancients by Craig and Eric Umland claiming that the Maya are the descendants of stranded explorers from beyond the solar system are so entrancingly funny that they may in erif be spoofs.
Chariots of The Gods by Erich von Däniken
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.
It is the equivalent of skimming through a text book that, for instance, says that a particular event in history happened one way while there are many other books that say the event happened differently with each book stating its own either biased or credible theories, while walking away and claiming that you know everything that happened based upon one book and your own opinions.
Were we visited by little green men in the past?
I’ll give him three stars for entertaining me. Nerds – Meus filmes. Was this review helpful to you? The first draft of the publication had been rejected by a variety of publishers.
Just a moment while we sign you cariots to your Goodreads account. Thi 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 person likened the practice to a drive-by shooting.
Aug 06, David Boyce added it. Von Daniken od ignores close to a century of archaeological and anthropological theory so that he can tilt at the windmills of some imagined scientific “establishment. Pseudo-History in the Classroom”.
A great deal has been said about this book in the 84 years of its publishing history. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Green Yes, it is available in English as well as many other languages.