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But now that the ancient alien theory has been explored more fully – and made into an entire television series – this book falls flat. The thing that had me shaking my head in amusement was when the author tried to draw some deep meaning about how these certain temples are connected to the length of the year on Venus and then get that figure wrong.

Because there is very little science in the book, you see.

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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. To document all of them would take an entire book and, what do you know, someone bothered to do it. People who have read the book, please laugh along with me The New York Times. Chariots of the Gods and Messages of the Gods. The book was extensively rewritten by its editor, Wilhelm Roggersdorf a pen name of the German screenwriter Wilhelm “Utz” Utermann.

For instance, it is considered the inspiration for the History Channel television series, Ancient Aliens.

Eram os deuses astronautas? by Erich von Däniken

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.


Index of ufology articles. Astrobautas distortion of history and misinterpretation of events.

It involves the hypothesis that the technologies and religions of many ancient civilizations were given to them by ancient astronauts who were welcomed as gods. The author attempts to prove his theory that aliens visited ancient man by stating repeatedly that ancient man, given the knowledge they apparently possessed, could not have accomplished, without help, many of the wondrous things they have been credited with or have obtained.

He also attacks the notion that ancient mythologies and artwork were imaginative. I can’t resist going off on the same vein again – How can anyone imagine talking animals?

Berner Zeitung in German. Which is part of the reason I know look at my once favorite fi Let me start of by saying ddaniken I do not accept this as the truth, however the some of ideas are not as far-fetched as they might seem at first. As long as that prevails, works like these will keep on attaining best-selling status.

Unsolved Mysteries of the Past German: Latest Discoveries and Research. A similar internationally bestselling book, titled Crash Go The Chariots and written by Clifford Wilson, had already been published in Throughout the book I noticed that he would insert his theory into conversations about real science and drop in discussion by real scientists and yet not draw the distinction between the established idea and his idea.

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And one can see why. It shows the sheer absence of clear, scientific thought among the masses and the adherence to half-truths, myths and conspiracy theories. I devoured the book One star for “scholarship” and five stars for entertainment value. While managing director of a Swiss hotel, he wrote his first book, Chariots of the Gods, which was an immediate bestseller in the United States, Germany, and later in 38 other countries.

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Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: 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 the fraud as an ethically legitimate way of getting people to believe him.

It’s more of a pamphlet that raises questions. I don’t know if I’d go that far just yet, but I certainly cannot say that it is an impossibility. Retrieved 6 March View all 13 comments.

It’s simply a get-rich-quick scheme from a Swiss ex-con that paid out good.

Eram os deuses astronautas?

vob His opinions have emotions that range from mild scorn to incredibly racial and blatantly vitriolic. Can we still afford to close our eyes and stop up our ears because new ideas are supposed to be heretical and absurd? Surely ancient India was home to intelligent and highly literate animals as well as the sporadic aliens, all conspiring satronautas befuddle the poor humans into worshiping them and then mythologizing them.

With a condescending view towards the historians, he 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. The most unusual theories about why the mysterious monument was built”.