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. Von Daniken’s sequels to this book, “Gods from Outer Space” and “The Gold of The Gods” are also selling well, as are flocks of imitations. The popularity of such .

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Instead, Von Daniken holds firmly to the belief that the “mythologies This book is a good introduction for those who know little to nothing about Ancient Alien Studies.

Sep 10, Herlinda rated it it was amazing. Perhaps when it first came out, it was ground-breaking and intriguing, so people ignored how poorly it was written. He constantly portrays himself and anyone who believes him uncritically as heroes of free inquiry danikrn 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.

Chariots of the Gods

To look at the mysteries of our own past with closed minds is a mistake and the questions raised in this book a book written for the sole purpose of raising the questions, not offering proof of their concrete veracity is a mistake, and it is irresponsible. Some of them of course are little out there but at least it opens you up to think on such grand scales. Looking for beautiful books? View all 3 comments. The New York Times. View all 5 comments. Jun 06, Tony rated it did not like it Shelves: The film was released in in West Germany and first appeared in the United States the following year.

Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved March 13, Now that we finally are Americans, I cannot say that we are proud of it. Were we visited by little green men danikn the past?


Erich von Däniken

I’ve been talking Canadian politics with a Victoria, B. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Very fake and very creative. May 28, Beck Wenger rated it really liked it.

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.

For the documentary film, see Chariots of the Gods film. Just doing research won’t carry gofs completely to the end of one’s journey, but only half way.

Chariots of the Gods?

I remember reading this in high school and thinking it was soooo cool. Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: 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.

At least Erich traveled to all of these destinations, done hands-on thorough research, and has proof of danike of his claims. I proudly give this book a 5 star rating because he dared what most notable scholars wouldn’t do- to PROVE the existence of otherworldly and seemingly strange things in all cultures and religions whether it’d be things from the Bible, Bhagavad Gita, Torrah, ancient ruins and scrolls, and so forth.

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To document all of them would take an entire book and, what do you know, someone thhe to do it. To be fair, the author does know how to spin a yarn. When I was young I was convinced that aliens had visited us on many occasions.

Chariots of The Gods by Erich von Däniken

What do we mean when we say that heaven is in the clouds? Chariots of the Gods and Messages of the Gods. These, he says, should be interpreted as literal descriptions which have changed during the passage of time and become more obscure.

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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.

I found the writing difficult damiken read. This is pseudo-science and story telling at its very best. The book goes on to suggest that the origins of religions, including chariors of the Old Testament of the Bibleare reactions to contact with an alien race. Retrieved 20 March Simply put, this entire book is the archaological equivalent of a snake-oil salesman’s pitch; if it has any legitimate intellectual value, it would be as a perfect example of how NOT to approach the serious study of the human past.

Rather, the prose is so stilted, the editing so horrible, the sentences so run-on, it was hard to plod through. The Sydney Morning Herald. I soon lost my grin, became profoundly curious, and what followed was a wonderful experience, unusual in evert respect, an undertaking which was done exclusively in my spare dankien, since NASA, my employer, is not engaged in such matters. I’d rathe Ellie wrote: 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.

From his books two full-length documentary films have been produced: If you tend to see Science as a lower form of life, then he will win you over in no time and have you nodding your head to most of his ideas.