reply to post by Chindogu
The first picture you posted I believe is a wood carving from Nuremberg supposedly depicting an event in which orbs of some kind appeared in the sky.
It certainly is strange but I think it could just as easily depict a meteor shower or a mass hallucination of some kind.
I've seen several model airplane versions of that artifact built. While it is astounding that when scaled up the model is aerodynamic I think that
just speaks to the ingenuity or cleverness of those that made it, either that or it could be an unlikely coincidence. The odds are against the alien
explanation however without some evidence that the ancients possessed a full scale operational plane fitting its description that was not designed by
reply to post by Doublemint
but in my opion it does mean you can throw any idea out there any possiblity is possible untill proven false.
While it is true that almost anything is possible science must follow where the evidence points. The conclusion is drawn from the evidence not the
evidence drawn from a preconceived conclusion. In the video Daniken himself suggests that he started with the conclusion and then went out looking for
reply to post by _BoneZ_
That automatically makes them aliens.
In a sense yes but in not in the physical sense of lifeforms from another planet. Angels are typically supernatural beings, not mere biological
entities. They are technically aliens.
Oh yeah, that would be the space shuttle and its booster rockets, for example.
It would also fit with Yahweh's storm god origins. It would not, however, fit with modern UFO accounts which typically described UFOs that hover
silently. It also might not fit with an interstellar craft. Our space shuttle sure does make a lot of noise but its also not capable of breaking the
light barrier, a craft capable of coming to Earth from another planet wouldn't necessarily sound anything like a quake.
Because that is not the proper interpretation.
Contact with Yahweh in the old testament often causes death. This is why only the high priest could go into the Holy of Holies to see the Ark. It's a
curious thing indeed but is it consistent with what we'd expect from an alien being?
That automatically makes them "alien".
Again on a technicality. It does not, however, make them real. And of course there gods like the Greek gods who lived not off of the Earth but on
Mount Olympus. Not all gods descended or ascended and not all lived off of the Earth. Even if they did it wouldn't prove that they existed AND were
had to be aliens because humans didn't posses that technology thousands of years ago.
Had to be aliens? There's a reason why the story couldn't be mythology? There's a reason why it can't be fiction?
Do you have any idea how many murder or other cases have been prosecuted and won by just witness testimony alone?
I was unaware we were dealing in a court room and not going by scientific levels of evidence. And very few murder cases are decided by eye witness
testimony, if they are than the jury has been duped into thinking eye witness testimony makes a case. It is forensics that is the strongest evidence,
especially DNA. Human beings are very poor observers generally.
Your definitions are pointless, we're not talking about a court of law, we're dealing with science. When it comes to science eye witness testimony,
especially of something incredible, isn't evidence. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Not to mention, your whole thread is based on your opinions and own bias.
If by bias you mean employing simple skepticism to point out the flaws in AAH proponents claims, than yes, I am biased, towards doubting fallacious
reasoning, imaginative reinterpretation and pointless speculation.
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