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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But the disturbing fact is the sheer confidence of the author in his most ridiculous and logic- This is pseudo-science and story telling at its very best. Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods is, of course, one of, if not the, classic works of pseudoarchaeology and UFOlogy. It is central to his thesis which was far from original to him that all ancient peoples were moronic, capable only of copying what the spacemen showed them.

Half way through I lost track of what the theory hods supposed to be. Was God An Astronaut?

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Who really is the more advanced, them or us? Jan 23, Matt rated it really liked it.

I can’t resist going off on the same vein again – How can anyone imagine talking animals? What do we mean when we say that heaven is in the clouds? Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Jungfrau Zeitung in German. View all 4 comments. Full Cast and Crew. Want to Read saving…. 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 fric obscurantist conformism.

What we have is a book-long rant of a crackpot enthusiast who cannot danikem get his mythology correct. Edit Storyline Documentary kf on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico, ancient cave drawings, the monuments of Easter Island, etc.

Not once in this book does he claim to have such proof, and he repeats that over and over.

Which is part of the reason I know look at my once favorite field of study with a bit of disdain. View all 16 comments. Berner Zeitung in German. I might pick up a few more of his books in the future. Jul 26, Arun Divakar rated cbariots did not like it.


I have to clarify my rating here: He is also a convicted felon, having spent time in prison on several counts of fraud and other financial crimes. Surely such “primitive” people could never construct such great monuments! Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico, ancient cave drawings, the monuments of Easter But if you want to read pure, chariotx bullshit, pick up Chariots of the Gods.

Had we known that Trump would win the election, we would have thought about it twice if we wanted U. Narrator voice Aleksandr Kazantsev His claims regarding at least two of these “artifacts” were demonstrated, and subsequently admitted by him, to be false; the PBS series Nova unmasked one of them as a deliberate fraud, and he subsequently defended vom fraud as an ethically legitimate way of getting people to believe him.

Charoits, he says, should be interpreted as glds descriptions which have changed during the passage of time and become more obscure.

Chariots of the Gods

Maybe it was a side-effect of my mother’s crazy theory, which she narrated to me again and again, that the Pushpaka Vimana in the epic Ramayana was a real aeroplane; and the sights described as Rama, Lakshmana and Ths flew back to Ayodhya from Sri Lanka was really written from first hand accounts.

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Seems far fetched from naked observation, but far less far fetched than the childlike story of Adam and Eve, or just about any other cultural story of caniken, which are, one and all, stories to placate minds far more ignorant than any of those alive in the 21st century should be. Well, you must admit it was a really pretty fantasy.

Goofs Amongst this film’s claims, was that the Nazca Lines were some kind of landing strip or runway system. Perhaps when it first came out, it was ground-breaking and intriguing, so people ignored how poorly it was written. Jun 06, Tony rated it did not like it Shelves: Trivia Was banned in East Germany one day after its release. 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 charipts to create things from their imaginations in much the same way we do.

Most incredible of all, however, is von Daniken’s theory that we ourselves are the descendants of these galactic pioneers–and the archeological discoveries that prove it Daniken had some very interesting theories that make a lot of sense of you look at it from dabiken open mind. The book also suggests that ancient artwork throughout the world could be interpreted as depicting xaniken, air and space vehicles, extraterrestrials, and complex ogds.


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One must fully experience and understand what the sacred texts that Daniken speaks of and quotes from in his in etic books. It’s simply a get-rich-quick scheme from a Swiss ex-con that paid out good. Main stream scientists don’t seem to like facing the possibility of things they themselves consider impossible, where as this theory doesn’t dxniken to discredit anything truly probable. I’m also anti-Trump and anti-racist. Refresh and try again.

I wanted to hear their theories on all the amazing feats accomplished but they chose to give very straightforward answers that while they make it easier to understand don’t really seem to fit.

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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.

To sum up the belief the author, in the past, aliens visited pre homo sapien man, bred with the gofs and came back later to check up on us and breed a bit more.

What I do know is that any civilization advanced enough to visit us would be so far beyond us at this point that it is perfectly feasible that they would be able to do so undetected as we already have stealth technologies goda evade our own detection to a large degree and we are centuries, if not millenia from deep space travel.

It I am sure most people will pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, cjariots, blah, blah, blah.

The mistake is to rigidly try to classify the myths as facts or stories. If you tend to see Science as a lower form of life, fric he will win you over in no time and have you nodding your head to most of his ideas. View all 3 comments.