Book Review: Signs of the Gods

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June 22nd, 2016

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Book Review: Signs of the Gods
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Another work focusing on Ancient Astronaut theory by Erich von Daniken. A major improvement from the problems plaguing his work, Chariots of the Gods.

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Another work focusing on Ancient Astronaut theory by Erich von Daniken. A major improvement from the problems plaguing his work, Chariots of the Gods.

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One of several follow ups to his seminal work, Chariots of the Gods, Erich von Daniken continues to illuminate this theory in the book, Signs of the Gods. Both expand upon the Ancient Astronaut theory, the idea of creatures from a foreign world arriving to ours influencing our religions and legends from various points of human history.

Daniken focuses specifically on myths and legends of the ancient world to support the theory. Whereas in Chariots of the Gods the focus was on physical evidence left in the artwork and artifacts from ancient cultures.

Among the first signs of note in the work is the swiftness Daniken has in highlighting one point, expanding upon it, and then moving another. One of the problems with his seminal work, Chariots of the Gods, was how he spent much of the book elaborating on how the Ancient Astronaut theory worked, and why it could be a viable option in explaining many of the mysteries still lingering from various periods in history.

Not to belittle the theory, but it isn't terribly complex to explain to one who is not familiar with it. Furthermore, much of the book dedicated to explaining the concept of the theory could

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