My Name Is Legion wrote:
Robert Maxwell wrote:
It's like that Ancient Aliens guy. "The Pyramids were really hard to build... therefore, aliens!"
It's exactly like that.
Von Doniken was a nut, and his claims are/were demonstrably false. He's been descredited for decades....now that early alien contact stuff can make for a fine what-if type story--kind of enjoyed that in Prometheus--but I'm quite confident in our mostly accidental, but directed rise(through natural selection), and eventual self-influenced evolution.