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Response to jberryhill (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 11, 2017, 12:20 PM

10. I find Chariots of the Gods racist and flat out insulting to real researchers

As basically pointed out by many others the simple criticisms of the book and the stupid ancient aliens show in general is

A) The premise is basically look at these ancient people how could they do blah. The assumption is minorities (which most of these ancient cultures were) are too dumb to solve problems. Thus, aliens must have done it.

B) The thing is the book claims it is only asking questions and there is nothing wrong with asking questions. The problem with the "What if it were true?" question is that it doesn't start with the basic answer "What do we know?" Instead it ignores all existing historical information gathered to date, claims we know nothing, claims these cultures too dumb to solve problems, and posits the impossible as the most likely solution solution. Often the dates of events, location, description of the site are all comically wrong to boot.



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