Re: Chariots of da Gods?!!

David L Evens (
1 Oct 1996 22:45:13 GMT

wolf ( wrote:
: wd&aeMiller wrote:
: > In <52evel$> (John Rice Cole)
: > writes:
: > >
: > >Summary:
: > >
: > >I just saw a promo about an "ALL NEW EVIDENCE TV show tonight on
: > >ABC--"Chariots of the Gods?" ("Did civilization reach Peru from outer
: > space?")
: > snip snip
: > "Chariots of the Gods" was a wacko book first published in Britatin in
: > 1969 G.P. Putnam & Sons. It was written by Erich Von Daniken and was
: snip snip
: Von Daniken may have been wacko but he raised a lot of questions.
: Questions which since have been answered by scientist .... and not all
: of it disproved VD's theory.

: Let's keep an open mind. We don't have all the answers ... yet.

I actually READ the book, and his principle objections to accepted
notions of the pre-Columbian Americas was that they suggested certain
sorts of things should be found in certain sorts of (then) unexamined
sites, while he thought much more interesting things would be there. As
things still stand, I haven't heard what exactly some of the more
peculiar objects he pointed out actually are.

Ring around the neutron, | "OK, so he's not terribly fearsome.
A pocket full of positrons,| But he certainly took us by surprise!"
A fission, a fusion, +--------------------------------------------------
We all fall down! | "Was anybody in the Maquis working for me?"
"I'd cut down ever Law in England to get at the Devil!"
"And what man could stand up in the wind that would blow once you'd cut
down all the laws?"
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