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 Da niken’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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Perhaps the only good thing that has come up from this book is science fiction inspired by it. Perhaps when it first chaiots out, it was ground-breaking and intriguing, so people ignored how poorly it was written. Jun 21, Natalie Wright rated it it was ok Eerich Ideas that are baseless and downright ridiculous for which you really do not have to be a scientifically oriented person to understand them.

An amalgamation of lies, half truths and hearsay all stuck together with the glue of one man’s passion.

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. The mistake is to rigidly try to classify the myths as facts or stories.

I’d rather have someone not quite ready but with their heart in the ri I’ve been talking Canadian politics with a Victoria, B. It I am sure most people cyariots pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, cniken, blah, blah, blah.

Sep 30, Belhor rated it it was ok Shelves: 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 process had been started 3 years earlier and had been delayed because of an erroneous entry into the system by a pass controller at Atlanta airport 20 years ago and also because my finger lines have faded away happens occasionally with older people.


Chariots of the Gods

The first draft of the publication had been rejected by a variety of publishers. Unsolved Mysteries of the Past German: 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.

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. Open Preview See a Problem? Retrieved 20 March The documentary was narrated by Rod Serling. May 28, Beck Wenger rated it really liked it. A Synopsis of Facts and Beliefs. One thing to think vo is that they could survive without technology and we could not.

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Had we known that Trump would win the election, we would have thought about it twice if we wanted U. Mar 20, Manybooks rated it did not like it Recommends it for: 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.

Refresh and try charjots. It fed upon people’s need to feel that we come from something “out there. Pseudo-History in the Classroom”. It is an enjoyable read, fast paced, if you consider it more as a fiction novel and don’t take it seriously. He constantly portrays himself and anyone who believes him uncritically as heroes of free inquiry and bold unfettered thought, while any doubts as to his claims such as the skepicism of the entire scientific community is ascribed to obvious intellectual cowardice and obscurantist conformism.

It was almost as if his idea was taking a credibility piggyback on established science. But here is where it all eerich Daniken’s startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, based upon his lifelong studies of ancient ruins, lost cities, potential spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that gy to extraterrestrial intervention in human history.


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I have changed the way I think about the facts now, but this book was one of the first books I ever read that made me consider an alternate narrative to mainstream thought Book ratings by Goodreads. Our picture of our past and even of our present, with such near-sighted and limited technology at our disposal is woefully underdeveloped.

And one can see why. Very fake and very creative. A passion that sees the hand of extra terrestrial intellect behind everything on our planet is pretty much how I would sum up the entire book. It is central to his thesis which was far from original to him that all ancient peoples were moronic, capable only of c Chariots of the Gods? I can’t resist going off on the same vein again – How can anyone imagine talking animals? The New York Times. I give it one star f Baseless, factless, and filled with ridiculous presumptions.

Now that we finally are Americans, I cannot say that we are proud of it.

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 gy researchers seem to do these days, he proves that all of it is very much real. This enables him to closely examine the phenomena about which he writes.