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I recommend reading this for the fun factor more than anything. Hardly ever was a total defeat so rewarding, so fascinating, and so delighful! A passion that sees the hand of extra terrestrial intellect behind everything on our planet is pretty much how I would sum up the entire book. It is not fair to bash a work for inacuracies from the viewpoint of the 21st century, Of course there are inacuracies!

It is central to his thesis which was far from original to him that all ancient peoples were moronic, capable only of copying what the spacemen showed adtronautas. The New York Times. But his speculations, the assertions as they are shown and presented in Chariots of the Gods and his other and similar books have always left a rather nastily bitter taste in my mouth, a feeling that the author in many ways actually tends to actively despise humanity, and that he especially despises and cannot accept the fact that individuals like the Mayans, the Egyptians, the Aztects were able to create, to think with cleverness and intelligence read their OWN cleverness and intelligence.

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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The fact of the matter is that the author does not prove that aliens visited Earth at any time in our past, nor does he claim to have proof of it – ever. Instead, Von Daniken holds firmly to the belief that the “mythologies” and artwork were actual records of witnessed events.


This best selling book was probably the water shed moment in the proliferation of conspiracy theories and other pseudo-scientific stuff in the popular literature. I’d rathe Ellie wrote: 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.

It is an enjoyable read, fast paced, if you consider it more as a fiction novel and don’t take it seriously.

Eram os deuses astronautas? by Erich von Däniken

Berner Zeitung in German. I found the writing difficult to read. Ancient Aliens 7 14 Jan 25, I have changed the way I think about the facts now, but this book was one of the first books I ever read that made me consider an alternate narrative to mainstream thought This book is not yet featured on Listopia. One thing to think about is that they could survive without technology and we could not. Maybe danijen was a side-effect of my mother’s crazy theory, which she narrated to me again and again, that the Astroonautas Vimana in the epic Ramayana was a real aeroplane; and the sights described as Rama, Lakshmana and Sita flew back to Ayodhya from Sri Lanka was really written from first hand accounts.

Conventions Fiction Religions list. Blumrich March 17, — February 10,who also wrote a summary article, “The Spaceships of the Prophet Astronutas.

Search for Ancient Technology”. Perhaps when it first came out, it was ground-breaking and intriguing, so people ignored how poorly it was written. Surely such “primitive” people could never construct such great monuments! Can all these related phenomena merely be dismissed as coincidence?

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 wanted to hear their theories on all the amazing feats accomplished but they chose eam give very straightforward answers that while daaniken make it easier to understand don’t really seem to fit. See all 3 questions about Eram os deuses astronautas? This enables him to closely examine the phenomena about which he writes.


Half way through I lost track of what the theory was supposed to be. It’s simply a get-rich-quick scheme from a Swiss ex-con that paid out good.

A great deal has been said about this book in the 84 years of its publishing history. This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, Dnaiken Eyes of the Sphinx.

After some time, even the most gullible reader will feel that this is to borrow from Wodehouse “pure apple-sauce”.

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His claims regarding at least two of these “artifacts” were demonstrated, and subsequently admitted by him, erci 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 astronauts. Pseudo-History in the Classroom”. This book is a prime example. But now that the ancient alien theory has been explored more fully – and made into an entire television series astronaytas this book falls flat.

I proudly give this book a 5 star rating because he dared what most notable scholars wouldn’t do- to PROVE the 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. Views Read Edit View history.

Eram os deuses astronautas?

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.

Chariots of the Gods posits a variety of hypotheses dealing with the possibility of extraterrestrial beings influencing ancient technology. Return to Book Page.

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