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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I’d rather have someone not quite ready but with their heart in the ri And now with Trump in the White House, every American is considered an idiot until proven otherwise. Jul 08, Maude rated it it was amazing.

Oct 07, Yigal Zur rated it liked it. Have they already intermingled with us? Losing a child is, indeed, a nightmare.

I’d rathe Ellie wrote: Lists with This Book. It fed upon people’s need to feel that we come from something “out there. A Synopsis of Facts and Beliefs. Throughout the book he underestimated the ingenuity of the people of the past and tries to create a image of them as being stupid and helpless.

Perhaps the only good yhe that has come up from this book is science fiction inspired by it. The zeal of a lone crusader in a planet full of evil, lethargic scientists was he!

Chariots of the Gods

Chariots of the Gods and Messages of the Gods. Surely ancient India was home to intelligent and highly literate animals as well as the sporadic aliens, all conspiring to befuddle the poor humans into worshiping them and then mythologizing them. Return to Book Page. A similar internationally bestselling book, titled Crash Go The Chariots and written by Clifford Wilson, had already been published in Baseless, factless, and filled with ridiculous presumptions.

Though you feel sorry for the hapless millions who have actually religiously accepted this book as a treatise on human evolution and birth of civilization. Clearly the author believed that ancient man was a stupid religious being.


Main stream scientists don’t seem to danikwn facing the possibility of things they themselves consider impossible, where as this theory doesn’t like to discredit anything truly probable.

Jul 26, Tim The Enchanter rated it liked it Shelves: This is the normal way in scientific works. First published inthe pioneering book ignited a worldwide craze for flying saucers, crop circles, extraterrestrial abductions, and ufology that slingshotted into the Swingin’ ’70s.

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List of scientific skeptics Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Archived from the original on March 6, Thanks for telling us about the problem. To document all of them would take an entire book and, what do you know, someone bothered to do it.

I give it one star for the good laugh you can get out of reading it. It is an enjoyable read, fast paced, if you consider it more as a fiction novel and don’t take it seriously.

People who automatically disregard Daniken because his notions may sound “bizarre” need to do ericj own research and experience things. The book was extensively rewritten by its editor, Wilhelm Roggersdorf a pen name of the German screenwriter Wilhelm “Utz” Utermann. Skip to main content. Von Daniken theorized that many of Earth’s most amazing structures and landmarks like the Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, the Moai of Easter Island, the Nazca lines in Peru, and cart-ruts in Malta and Australia vonn been influenced or utilized by these benevolent beings from beyond.

It I am sure most people will pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, ridiculous, blah, blah, blah. I devoured the book Latest Discoveries and Research. The author raises some important and intriguing questions, but I can’t recommend that readers pay for a book of questions.

Not because of large words or the difficulty of the issues. To look at the mysteries oc our own past with closed minds is a mistake and the questions raised in this book a book written for the sole purpose danimen raising the questions, not offering proof of their concrete veracity is a mistake, and it is irresponsible.


Unsolved Mysteries of the Past German: Yes, he does even use the term “savages” in a few places.

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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. 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. 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.

Chariots of the Gods? I could see her point; but in my case, on the rare occasions I’ve done it, it’s been with nonfiction books read in the past that I didn’t have leisure to review, but didn’t want people who might browse my shelves to think I agreed with or endorsed, just because I’d read them.

View all 13 comments. Throughout the book I noticed that caniken 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.