Gods from Outer Space Author:Erick von Daiken Many people have scoffed at the idea of beings from another universe visiting earth. But in 1970 we saw enacted the drama of a crippled American spacecraft nursed back to earth. Suppose it had landed on another planet at the same stage of development as the earth 50,000 years ago. What would they teach the inhabitants? What remnants of their eff... more »orts to return to earth would they leave behind? How would the inhabitants remember them in myths and in art?
The answers we would give fit exactly the vast number of unexplained mysteries which have been found all around the world. Many of them were discussed in the now-famous books "Chariots of the Gods?" Erich von Daniken thinks we should take a much more positive step. It is not enough merely to look at the oddities which archaeologists have not been able to explain away. We should go out looking for evidence of visits from extraterrestrial beings. When for example will Tiahuanaco be properly excavated and the massive and technically advanced buildings attributed to a race other than the one whose bones and crude tools happen to have been found there? When will an international organization catalogue and classify the thousands of rock drawings from all over the world, many of which seem to depict memories of space visits? What about the unexplored ruins deep in the jungles of Guatemala and Honduras? What about the Plain of Nazca? What about the Sahara? The list is endless.
Gods from Outer Space is another fascinating examination of a part of our history which has been badly neglected. It will be eagerly read and discussing by the many thousands of people who read "Chariots of the Gods?"« less