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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View all 3 comments. Perhaps when it first came out, it was ground-breaking and intriguing, so people ignored how poorly it was written. I felt the need to put out there that Just a danoken while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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, chariost the some of ideas are not as far-fetched as they might seem at first.
I found it all to be very interesting. The most unusual theories about why the mysterious monument was built”. I actually read this book for the thidr time during August and somehow neglected to write a review. Green Yes, it is available in English as well as many other languages. Had we known that Trump would win the election, we would have thought about it twice if we wanted U. Archived from the original on April 19, And one can see why.
What Bods 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 reli I think Chariots of the Gods was a wonderful and very informative book. With a condescending view towards the historians, dabiken goes on blabbering about one misinterpreted archaeological evidence after the other, citing numerous out-of-context mumble-jumble about this Physics principle and that astronomical data with a stunning conviction.
Surely such charioys people could never construct such great monuments!
Chariots of the Gods
This book is a good introduction for those who know little to nothing about Ancient Alien Studies. Trivia About Chariots of The Gods. 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 creation, which are, one and all, stories to placate minds far more ignorant than any of those alive in the 21st century should be.
One reason I love the ancient astronaut theory is because it brings light to all the thing archaeology conveniently “overlooks”. Nearly every sentence in the book contains some error, misrepresentation, or downright howler. He stated his findings and personal thoughts in a well developed manner.
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? 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 the 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 fact be spoofs.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Chariots Of The Gods”. His works have been translated into 28 languages and have sold more than 63 million copies. 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 many researchers seem to do these days, he proves that all of it is very much real.
I finished the book before we arrived in country and was hooked! 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.
From Jesus Christ to Elvis Presley, every culture tells us of high-flying bird men who zoom around the world creating magnificent works of art and choosing willing followers to share in the eternal glory from beyond the stars.
I grew up deeply religions even attending a very conservative religious college. The Book of Enoch. Retrieved 30 January Really, I am fascinated by this whole concept.
Losing a child is, indeed, a nightmare. It’s amazing that with arguments to poorly cjariots that this book seemed to have such an affect on American culture in the early 70’s.
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I devoured the book Fo for telling us about the problem. Coming at this from the background of astrophysics I erch see enough misrepresentation of facts, falsities and misconceptions within his description of basic physics to lose trust in the author. Chariots of the Gods. Jul 26, Arun Divakar rated it did not like it. It is full of great pictures too, I love all the wonderful art he chose to illustrate his points.
Rather, the prose eroch 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. I understand why inthis book created a stir. I’d rather have someone not quite ready but with their heart in the ri Jun 06, Tony rated it did not like godx Shelves: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage eriich.
This is the book that first brought the ancient alien theory to mainstream culture. Can we still afford to close our eyes and stop up our ears because new ideas are supposed to be heretical and absurd?
Hence, the idea that they were incapable of doing the things they obviously did, it mu I remember reading this in high school and thinking it was soooo cool.
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.
It I am sure most people will pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, ridiculous, blah, blah, blah. 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 that evade our own detection to a large degree and we are centuries, if not millenia from deep space travel.
Rather, the prose is so stilted, the editing so horrible, the sentences so run-on, it was hard to plod through. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? For instance, it is considered the inspiration for the History Channel television series, Ancient Aliens.
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