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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Published January 1st by Berkley first published January 1st Search for ” Chariots of the Gods ” on Amazon.

The book was adapted as a German documentary film, Chariots of the Godsproduced by Terra-Filmkunst. I read the book like a wild piece of fiction and was not disappointed.

Aliens are ‘watching us and could arrive on Earth in the next 20 years ‘ “. Half way through I lost track of edic the theory was supposed to be. A similar internationally bestselling book, titled Crash Go The Chariots and written by Clifford Wilson, had already been published in Many scientists and historians have rejected his ideas, claiming that the book’s conclusions were based on faulty, pseudoscientific evidence, some of which was later demonstrated to be fraudulent or fabricated, and under illogical premises.

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Chariots of the Gods

Every detail of early history and prehistory, and an array of physical artifacts, are interpreted in light of this claim, and these interpretations are then advanced as “evidence” for it. 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 able to create things eirc their imaginations in much the same way we do.

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.


Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: 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 Jun 21, Natalie Wright rated it it was ok Shelves: I Don’t Even Own Retrieved 26 January 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Whether or not you believe in the alien influence concept, the works are amazing examples of ancient craftsmanship and imagination. One must fully experience and understand what the sacred texts that Daniken speaks of and quotes from in his in his books.

When I was young I was convinced that aliens had visited us on many occasions. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat The author raises some important and intriguing questions, but I can’t recommend that readers pay for a book of questions.

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It’s easier to believe something ridiculous like alien visitation before the godds likely explanation of regular Earth people having the ability to puzzle things out for themselves.

See all 3 questions about Chariots of The Gods…. 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.

Ideas that are baseless and downright ridiculous for which you really do not have to be a scientifically oriented person to understand them. Quotes from Chariots of the G But the disturbing fact is the sheer confidence of the author in his eeric ridiculous and logic-defying assumptions and hypotheses. Rather, the prose is 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.


Well, you must admit it was a really pretty fantasy.

Chariots of The Gods

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. Trivia About Chariots of The Gods. 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.

Retrieved 30 January 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. 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?

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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. Our picture of our past and even of our present, with such near-sighted and limited technology at our disposal is woefully underdeveloped. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

People who automatically disregard Daniken because his notions may sound “bizarre” need to do their own research and experience things.