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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Conspiracy theory researchers, rumour mongers. 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 by aliens.

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Coming at this from the background of astrophysics I can see enough misrepresentation of facts, falsities and misconceptions within his description of basic physics to lose trust in the author.

One thing to think about is that they could survive without technology and we could not. Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: Rather, the prose is so stilted, the editing so horrible, the sentences so run-on, it was hard to plod through. Perhaps the only good thing that has come up from this book is science fiction inspired by it. Paperbackpages.

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This is pseudo-science and story telling at its very best. 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.


View all 15 comments. Von Daniken’s thesis which sold a surprising number of books, and has made him a prosperous man is that, from the Old Stone Age down into the ancient Iron Age, Earth was repeatedly visited, on all parts of the globe, by advanced aliens who are responsible for all of mankind’s religions, and for virtually all the architectural and scientific achievements of the ancient world.

The theory in the original book is said to have influenced a variety of science fiction books, films, and television series.

Chariots of The Gods

Return to Book Page. 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 gocs skepicism of the entire scientific community is ascribed to obvious intellectual cowardice and obscurantist conformism. From his books two full-length documentary films have been produced: This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Trivia About Chariots of The Gods. It fed upon people’s need to feel that we come from something dnaiken there.

Archived from the original on April 19, Pseudo-History in the Classroom”. There were some terrible errors in this book.

View all 10 comments. But if you want to read pure, concentrated bullshit, pick up Chariots of the Gods. Lists with This Book.

When I was young I was convinced that aliens had visited us on many occasions. I also hope for the continuing popularity of books like Chariots of the Gods? Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: This enables him to closely examine the phenomena about which he writes. List of scientific skeptics Committee for Skeptical Inquiry.

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Rather, the prose is s I’m a fan of the first season of Gds Aliens and I wanted to read this book because it seems to be the one that started it all. Were we visited by little green men in the past?

Now aside from the fact that the information presented by the author is at best wildly speculative and weirdly imaginative, Chariots of the Gods also and more importantly has a to me danikeh anti-humanistic and pf perhaps borderline racist feel to it.

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 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 time, since NASA, my employer, is not engaged in such matters.

I think Chariots of the Gods was a wonderful and very informative book.

It is central to his thesis which was far from original bon him that all ancient peoples were moronic, capable only of copying what the spacemen showed them.