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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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View all 15 comments. Many scientists and historians have rejected his ideas, claiming that dnaiken book’s conclusions were based on faulty, pseudoscientific evidence, some of which was later demonstrated to be fraudulent or fabricated, and under illogical premises. 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, however the some of ideas are not as far-fetched as they might seem at first.

Had I not had my 2nd husband’s loving support, I don’t think I would have lived. Green Yes, it is available in English as well as many other languages.

Chariots of the Gods

Perhaps when it first came out, it was ground-breaking and intriguing, so people ignored how poorly it was written. Half way through I lost track of what the theory was supposed to be. And now with Trump in the White House, every American is considered an idiot until proven otherwise.

And, of course, in the future it will be absolutely clear that the reason for so many religions comes from the deep past and has to do with extra-terrestrials. You could look at it as training in how to build a good healthy scepticism. This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, “The Eyes of the Sphinx.

Ideas that are baseless and downright ridiculous for which you really do not have to be a scientifically oriented person to understand them. In my opinion, I feel that these kinds of things being told to us is just another way to brainwash people into thinking that it’s non-existent.

I think for us to stand here on one infinitely insignificant world among countless billions or trillions in daniekn “known” universe and state “we are it and we are the best” is ridiculous beyond my ability to put into words.


I’d rather have someone not quite ready but with their heart in the ri Paperbackpages. What do you hope a new generation of readers might absorb and understand from Chariots of the Gods? Published January 1st by Berkley first published January 1st It must be said that if the author had employed his skills at spinning a yarn in fiction then he would have made a fantastic sci-fi author. I proudly give this book a 5 star rating because he dared what most notable scholars wouldn’t do- to PROVE charito 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.

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.

Chariots of The Gods by Erich von Däniken

The Best Books of Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jul 26, Tim The Enchanter rated it liked it Shelves: 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. I’m also anti- Ellie wrote: Mar 08, Werner rated it did not like it Recommends it for: For the documentary film, see Chariots of the Gods film. To be fair, the author does know how to spin a yarn.

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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.

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Top 10 Comic Book Movies Tag: Please Combine 2 16 Oct 04, Berner Zeitung in German. Book ratings by Goodreads. I feel that every grey area, every part of history obscured dabiken the fog of time, is exploited and made to fit somewhere into his sprawling untidy theory. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Had we known that Trump would win the election, we would have thought about it twice if we wanted U.

I think Chariots of the Gods was a wonderful and very informative book. The book goes on to suggest that the origins of religions, including interpretations of the Old Testament of the Bibleare reactions to contact with an alien race.

Instead, Von Daniken holds firmly to the belief that the “mythologies” and artwork were actual records of witnessed events. Archived from the original on April 19, This is the normal way in scientific works.

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Of course, I hope, to be not completely forgotten. Not once in this book does he claim to have such proof, and he repeats that over and over. Our picture of our past and even of our present, with such near-sighted and limited technology at our disposal ericg woefully underdeveloped. It shows the sheer absence of clear, scientific thought among the masses and the adherence to tje, myths and conspiracy theories.

The fact that he really demonstrated a lack of knowledge on the space part is one thing, but I got the distinct impression that he had misunderstood what the past was like. Can all these related phenomena merely be dismissed as coincidence?

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This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, The Eyes of the Sphinx. He also attacks the notion that ancient mythologies and artwork were imaginative. Surely such “primitive” people could never construct such great monuments!