posted on Nov, 3 2022 @ 08:52 AM
a reply to: Gothmog
Ancient, yes. Alien, no. This program was complete bollocks.
It doesn't help their case when they use fake illustrations of "USAF flying saucers" photoshopped over actual NASA photos of airplanes (the originals
can be found online), or speculative artist's concepts of "Aurora" (long since debunked.
Also, for people like me who have actually studied prehistoric cave paintings and petroglyphs, it is tiresome to see the old Von Daniken "ancient
astronauts" nonsense being foisted on a new audience. If you watched this execrable video, you may have noticed the picture of a supposed "space
suited" figure at lower left in a set of rock art images. It's a cave painting on the Tassili n'Ajjer plateau in southeastern Algeria that Von Daniken
presented in one of his books as "proof" of ancient astronauts along with other pictographs from sites in the region. I didn't just read about these
sites (or watch a video). I went there myself and studied dozens of similar sites. I researched the archaeological findings regarding ancient cultures
of the Tassili, and drew my own conclusions. Von Daniken, and those that continue to purvey this nonsense, take these images completely out of