By Erich von Däniken
THE SEVEN MILLION reproduction BESTSELLER
Chariots of the Gods used to be instantly famous as a piece of huge value whilst it first brought the speculation that old Earth had tested touch with aliens.
Erich von Däniken's examines old ruins, misplaced towns, spaceports, and a myriad of demanding clinical proof that time to extraterrestrial intervention in human historical past. so much fabulous of all, even if, is von Däniken's concept that we're the descendants of those galactic pioneers—and he finds the archeological discoveries that end up it...
The dramatic discoveries and irrefutable evidence:
• An alien astronaut preserved in a pyramid
• Thousand-year-old spaceflight navigation charts
• laptop astronomy from Incan and Egyptian ruins
• A map of the land underneath the ice cap of Antarctica
• a huge spaceport found within the Andes
contains impressive pictures that record mankind's first touch with extraterrestrial beings on the sunrise of civilization.
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But when an item can't be equipped into any of the prevailing religions, even forcibly, a few new crackpot previous cult is quickly conjured up—like a rabbit out of a best hat) The sum works out once more. yet what if the frescoes, at Tassili or within the united states, or in France, truly reproduce what the primitive peoples observed? What should still we are saying if the spirals at the rods fairly depicted antennae, simply because the primitive peoples had obvious them at the strange gods? is not it attainable that issues which ought to not exist do actually exist? A 'savage', who however was once skilful adequate to execute wall work, can't particularly were so savage. The wall drawing of the White girl of Brandberg (South Africa) can be a twentieth-century portray. She wears a short-sleeved pullover, closelyfitting breeches, and gloves, garters and slippers. the girl isn't really on my own; at the back of her stands a skinny guy with an odd prickly rod in his hand and donning a really complex helmet with one of those visor. this is able to be approved as a latest portray with no hesitation, however the snag is that we're facing a cave drawing. all of the gods who're depicted in cave drawings in Sweden and Norway have uniform undefinable heads. The archaeologists say that they're animal heads. but is not there anything fairly absurd approximately worshipping a 'god' whom one additionally slaughters and eats? we frequently see ships with wings or even extra often regular antennae. Figures in cumbersome fits happen back in Val Camonica (Brescia, Italy) and, annoyingly adequate, additionally they have horns on their heads. it's not that i am going as far as to say that the Italian cave-dwellers shuttled forwards and backwards among North the United States or Sweden, the Sahara and Spain (Ciudad actual) to transmit their illustrative abilities and concepts. but the awkward query is left placing within the air—why did the primitive peoples create figures in cumbersome fits with antennae on their heads independently of one another? web page 31 I are usually not waste a be aware on those unexplained oddities in the event that they in simple terms existed in a single position on this planet. yet they're stumbled on nearly in every single place. once we glance on the earlier with our present-day gaze and use the fable of our technological age to replenish the gaps in it, the veils that shroud the darkness start to carry. within the subsequent bankruptcy a research of historic holy books can assist me to make my idea this sort of credible fact that during the long term the investigators of our earlier will not have the capacity to ward off the innovative questions. -------------------------------- web page 32 Chapter 4 - was once God An Astronaut? The Bible is stuffed with secrets and techniques and contradictions. Genesis, for instance, starts off with the construction of the earth, that is suggested with absolute geological accuracy. yet how did the chronicler comprehend that minerals preceded crops and vegetation preceded animals? 'And God acknowledged, allow us to make guy in our photo, after our likeness': we learn in Genesis 1:26. Why does God communicate within the plural? Why does he say 'us' now not 'me', why 'our' and never 'my'? One may imagine that the single and in basic terms God should deal with mankind within the singular, now not within the plural.